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.

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[REVIEW] "‘How I Got Over’ offers rousing church service" - Bridget Elam, Winston-Salem Chronicle

[NEWS] "2017 National Black Theatre Festival Showcases Best in Theater" - Gwendolyn Quinn, NBC News

[NEWS] "Last chance for 'Broadway in Black'" - Jay Handelman, Sarasota Herald-Tribune

[NEWS] "Discover Sarasota’s Newtown: Courage, Determination and A Whole Lotta Soul" - Robin Draper, Visit Sarasota

[FEATURE] "Actress and Singer Ariel Blue Shares Her Beauty Secrets" - Heather Dunhill, Sarasota Magazine

[NEWS] "Good Deeds 7.24.2017" - Business Weekly
Selby Foundation grant for Heart & Soul

[NEWS] "Young dancers follow their passion at Westcoast troupe" - Jay Handelman, Sarasota Herald-Tribune

[NEWS] "Westcoast Black Theatre Troupe hosts free theater camp" - Elizabeth Djinis, Sarasota Herald-Tribune

[NEWS] "A stage of discoveries" - Maicy Powell, Sarasota Herald-Tribune

[NEWS] "Westcoast Black Theatre Troupe Raises the Roof" - Kay Kipling, Sarasota Magazine

[NEWS] "Arts groups share nearly $2 million in Sarasota County tourist tax funds" - Jay Handelman, Sarasota Herald-Tribune

[NEWS] "Local talent to perform at 2017 World Rowing Championships opening ceremonies" - Maggie Menderski, Sarasota Herald-Tribune

[NEWS] "Theater Coup - Westcoast troupe lifts the curtain on exciting plans for expansion" - Jay Handelman, Sarasota Herald-Tribune

[NEWS] "Expanding Opportunities at Westcoast Black Theatre Troupe" - Samantha Sonner, SNN TV

[NEWS] "Westcoast Black Theatre Troupe breaks ground on improvements" - Anna Brugmann, The Observer

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