In the News - Westcoast Black Theatre Troupe -Live Theater


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] "Michael Mendez’s Star Continues to Rise at Westcoast Black Theatre Troupe" - Kay Kipling, Sarasota Magazine

[NEWS] "2017 was a busy year on the arts beat" - Jay Handelman, Sarasota Herald-Tribune

[NEWS] "WBTT presents tribute to Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr." - Sarasota Patch

[NEWS] "Westcoast Black Theatre Troupe presents 'The Mountaintop'" - Sarasota Patch

[EVENTS] "Now playing: Arts listings for the week of Dec. 28" - Ticket Magazine

[NEWS] "Embracing Our Differences Recognized by Division of Cultural Affairs" - SRQ Daily
Announcing grant also received by WBTT

[NEWS] "Texas audiences find groove with Westcoast troupe’s ‘Motown Christmas’" - Thomas Becnel, Sarasota Herald-Tribune

[TV] "Good Morning Suncoast 12.14.2017" - ABC 7
JoAnna Ford was interviewed live

[TV] "A Motown Christmas on Suncoast View 12.19.2017" - ABC 7
WBTT artists perform "Heard it Through the Grapevine"

[TV] "Millennial Fresh Brings Holiday Laughs, and Teaches Linda Some New Phrases!" - Suncoast View, ABC 7

[NEWS] "Final performances of ‘Motown Christmas’" - Jay Handelman, Sarasota Herald-Tribune

[NEWS] "WBTT show licensed for sold-out run in Texas" - Sarasota Patch

[NEWS] "Westcoast Black Theatre Troupe show licensed for sold-out run in Texas" - Tampa Bay Newswire

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