This page includes a collection of Westcoast Black Theatre Troupe news, reviews and events. We appreciate the journalists who are helping to spread awareness of our work and foster an appreciation for the arts in our community. We update this page frequently, so be sure to check back often.

If you are a member of the media seeking materials from our press kit, or if you have a photo and/or an interview request, please contact our PR department at (941) 366-1505, ext. 805 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..


[REVIEW] "Rousing ‘Marvin Gaye’ delivers hits at Westcoast Troupe" - Jay Handelman, Sarasota Herald-Tribune
https://www.heraldtribune.com/entertainmentlife/20181202/theater-review-rousing-marvin-gaye-delivers-hits-at-westcoast-troupe

[REVIEW] "Marvin Gaye: Prince of Soul" - Marie Kilker, TotalTheater.com
http://www.totaltheater.com/?q=node/8162

[REVIEW] "MARVIN GAYE: PRINCE OF SOUL at Westcoast Black Theatre Troupe" - Carolan Trbovich, Broadway World
https://www.broadwayworld.com/sarasota/article/BWW-Review-MARVIN-GAYE-PRINCE-OF-SOUL-at-Westcoast-Black-Theatre-Troupe-20181208

[PREVIEW] "Westcoast Troupe revives ‘Black Nativity’" - Sarasota Herald-Tribune
https://www.heraldtribune.com/entertainmentlife/20181208/westcoast-troupe-revives-black-nativity

[PREVIEW] "Westcoast Troupe revisits the life and music of Marvin Gaye" - Jay Handelman, Sarasota Herald-Tribune
https://www.heraldtribune.com/entertainmentlife/20181124/westcoast-troupe-revisits-life-and-music-of-marvin-gaye

[NEWS] "Westcoast Black Theatre Troupe presents '70s Soul Party" - Sarasota Patch
https://patch.com/florida/sarasota/westcoast-black-theatre-troupe-present-70s-soul-party

[NEWS] "WBTT PRESENTS TRIBUTE TO MARVIN GAYE" - Tempo News
https://temponewsflorida.com/wbtt-presents-tribute-to-marvin-gaye/

[EVENTS] "ARTbeat 12.6.2018" - Andrea Knies, Arts & Cultural Alliance
Black Nativity is included
https://mailchi.mp/sarasotaarts/artbeat-this-week-in-sarasota-arts-and-culture-443961?e=6ed0cdc029

[EVENTS] "December 2018 Onstage" - American Theatre
https://www.americantheatre.org/2018/12/03/december-2018-onstage/

[NEWS] "Westcoast Black Theatre Troupe to present ’70s Soul Party at Ed Smith Stadium" - Don Britt, don411.com
http://don411.com/westcoast-black-theatre-troupe-to-present-70s-soul-party-at-ed-smith-stadium/#.XAcMRvlKjRY

[NEWS] "Westcoast Black Theatre Troupe presents tribute to Marvin Gaye" - Don Britt, don411.com
http://don411.com/westcoast-black-theatre-troupe-presents-tribute-to-marvin-gaye/#.XARrhPlKjRY

[NEWS] "Good Deeds" - Business Weekly
Announcement of Gulf Coast Community Foundation's Arts Appreciation grant to WBTT
https://www.heraldtribune.com/news/20181126/good-deeds

PLEASE VOTE! There's still time to show your support for WBTT, our shows and artists in the Broadway World Sarasota regional 2018 awards: https://www.broadwayworld.com/sarasota/vote2018region.cfm.

West Coast Black Theater Logo