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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[PREVIEW] "Carolyn Michel goes for a ride as 'Miss Daisy'" - Jay Handelman, Sarasota Herald-Tribune
http://ticket.heraldtribune.com/2016/04/17/carolyn-michel-goes-for-a-ride-as-miss-daisy/

[PREVIEW] "'Driving Miss Daisy' opens in Sarasota" - Marty Clear, Bradenton Herald
http://www.bradenton.com/entertainment/ent-columns-blogs/marty-clear/article72261942.html

[RADIO INTERVIEW] Carolyn Michel with interviewer Brian Hersh, WSRQ's The Mezz
http://sarasotatalkradio.com/2016/04/mezz-april-16th-2016/

[RELEASE] "Westcoast Black Theatre Troupe presents ‘Driving Miss Daisy’" - Tampa Bay Newswire
http://www.tampabaynewswire.com/2016/04/13/westcoast-black-theatre-troupe-presents-driving-miss-daisy-44807

[LISTINGS] "This Week in Sarasota: Thursday, April 14" - The Observer
http://www.yourobserver.com/article/week-sarasota-thursday-april-14

"Westcoast Troupe diversifies for 17th season" - Jay Handelman, Sarasota Herald-Tribune
http://ticket.heraldtribune.com/2016/03/08/westcoast-troupe-diversifies-for-17th-season/

[TV APPEARANCE] Nate Jacobs, Cecil Washington Jr. - ABC 7, Suncoast View
http://www.mysuncoast.com/videos/share/?video=d7a7b7c26f7d192e0359cbc40654041713fce532

[REVIEW] "Westcoast Black Theatre Troupe’s The Sam Cooke Story" - Kay Kipling, Sarasota Magazine
https://www.sarasotamagazine.com/articles/2016/3/10/westcoast-black-theatre-troupe-s-the-sam-cooke-story

[REVIEW] "The Sam Cooke Story" - Undine Shorey, The Bradenton Times
http://thebradentontimes.com/theater-review-the-sam-cooke-story-p15198-133.htm

[REVIEW] "The Sam Cooke Story" - Marie Kilker, TotalTheatre.com
http://totaltheater.com/?q=node/6906

[PODCAST] Interview with Julie Leach, Nancy Roucher - The Mezz, Brian Hersh
Discussion on Jazzlinks program
http://sarasotatalkradio.com/2016/03/mezz-march-12th-2016-leymis-bolanos-wilmott-julie-leech-nancy-rucker/

[RADIO INTERVIEW] "Interview with Cecil Washington Jr." - The Lynne Show, Lynne Bernfield
Show airs on "The Radio Ear Network" on March 22 (today) at 2pm: http://www.radioearnetwork.com/
http://thelynneshow.com/

[EVENT PHOTOS] "Unity Awards 2016" - Lori Sax, Sarasota Magazine
Photos of WBTT supporters, professional team and performers in slide show
https://www.941ceo.com/slideshows/2016/2/18/unity-awards-2016