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] "Good Deeds - 4.7.2017" - Cooper Levey-Baker, 941CEO
https://www.941ceo.com/articles/2017/4/6/good-deeds-4-7-2017

[PREVIEW] "WBTT stages the backwoods comedy ‘Dearly Departed’" - Marty Clear, Bradenton Herald
http://www.bradenton.com/entertainment/article143781014.html

[REVIEW] "Girl Groups" - Marie Kilker, TotalTheater.com
http://totaltheater.com/?q=node/7375

[REVIEW] "'Girl Groups: The ‘60s Explosion' at the Westcoast Black Theatre Troupe is one of the company’s best performances!" - Bonnie Silvestri, Anything Arts
http://www.anythingarts.com/

[PHOTOS] "Westcoast Black Theatre Troupe entertains guests at April Fools' Fete" - Niki Kotmann, The Observer
http://www.yourobserver.com/photo-gallery/westcoast-black-theatre-troupe-entertains-guests-at-april-fools%27-fete#photo-1

[PHOTOS] "April Fools' Fete" - Wendy Dewhurst, Sarasota Herald-Tribune
http://www.heraldtribune.com/photogallery/LK/20170401/NEWS/401009995/PH/1

[PHOTOS] "Limelight: Westcoast Black Theatre Troupe April Fools Fete" - Rebecca Baxter, Sarasota Magazine
https://www.sarasotamagazine.com/slideshows/2017/3/31/wcbt-april-fools-gala

[NEWS] "Westcoast Black Theatre Troupe announces auditions for 2017-2018 season" - Rachel Denton, Arts & Cultural Alliance
https://www.sarasotaarts.org/community/arts-opportunities/

[NEWS] "Westcoast Black Theatre artist finds a new sense of purpose" - Nick Friedman, Observer Group
http://www.yourobserver.com/article/westcoast-black-theatre-artist-finds-a-new-sense-of-purpose

[REVIEW] "Westcoast Black Theatre Troupe’s Girl Groups Show Brings Back the Hits" - Kay Kipling, Sarasota Magazine
https://www.sarasotamagazine.com/articles/2017/3/8/westcoast-black-theatre-troupe-s-girl-groups-show-brings-back-the-hits

[REVIEW] "‘Girl Groups’ recall the sounds of an era at Westcoast Troupe" - Jay Handelman, Sarasota Herald-Tribune
http://www.heraldtribune.com/news/20170306/girl-groups-recall-sounds-of-era-at-westcoast-troupe

[REVIEW] "Girl Groups: The '60s Explosion" - Bill Oser, Talkin' Broadway
http://www.talkinbroadway.com/page/regional/wfla/wfla268.html

[PREVIEW] "Westcoast Troupe stages world premiere of ‘Girl Groups: The ‘60s Explosion’" - Jimmy Geurts
http://www.heraldtribune.com/news/20170228/westcoast-troupe-stages-world-premiere-of-girl-groups-60s-explosion