Beth Blatt is a writer and producer working in musical theatre, pop and world music. Her shows and songs have been performed at Lincoln Center, the United Nations, off-Broadway, in London and across Asia.
Beth is the founder of Hope Sings, whose mission is to harness the power of song and story to empower, inspire and connect women and children around the world. They create original songs inspired by the success stories of the organizations with whom they partner. Those partners include microfinance networks Kiva and ACCION and UN Women, for whom Beth created (co-wrote/co-produced) the first United Nations anthem ever.
A recent transplant to Westchester from New York City, Beth is co-producer of Songs for a Cause events (with singer-songwriter/artivist Elizabeth Kemler), engaging local talent to sing out in support of charities that help women and children.
Beth studied at the BMI Musical Theatre Workshop as a lyricist/librettist. She has received fellowships from the Dramatists’ Guild Fellowship and America-in-Play; developed her work at the Williamstown Theatre Festival, the O’Neill Center and others; and won awards and grants from 2nd Stage, the Jonathan Larson Foundation, the NYMF Theatre Festival, and more.
Beth is a Phi Beta Kappa graduate of Dartmouth College (BA in comparative literature/French and German).