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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[NEWS] "Four community leaders honored at Women in Power" - Gayle Guynup, Sarasota Herald-Tribune

[PHOTOS] "National Council of Jewish Women honors four leading ladies" - Kayleigh Omang, Observer Group

[CALENDAR] "MLK: Celebrating His Legacy in Spoken Word and Song" - WWSB ABC 7

[TV] "Tarra Conner Jones Previews 'Black Nativity'" - Suncoast View, ABC 7
Tarra performs songs from 'Black Nativity'

[REVIEW] "BWW Review: BLACK NATIVITY at Westcoast Black Theatre Troupe" - Carolan Trbovich, Broadway World

[NEWS] "Behind the Scenes: Show me the money" - Jay Handelman, Sarasota Herald-Tribune
A look at arts & cultural organizations' capital campaigns

[NEWS] "Kick Off 2019 with Sarasota, Florida's Visual Arts Scene" - PR Newswire

[EVENTS] "Start 2019 right: Here are some noteworthy shows coming to Bradenton and Sarasota" - Ryan Ballogg, Bradenton Herald
'The Amen Corner' is included

[NEWS] "Scene & Heard 12.13.2018" - Niki Kottmann, Observer Group
Sheldon Rhoden is featured

[EVENTS] "Your Top 5 Things to Do: Dec. 13-19
"Black Nativity" is included

[REVIEW] "Rousing ‘Marvin Gaye’ delivers hits at Westcoast Troupe" - Jay Handelman, Sarasota Herald-Tribune

[REVIEW] "Marvin Gaye: Prince of Soul" - Marie Kilker,