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] "Westcoast troupe celebrates ‘Broadway in Black’" - Jay Handelman, Sarasota Herald-Tribune
http://www.heraldtribune.com/news/20170620/westcoast-troupe-celebrates-broadway-in-black

[PREVIEW] "Westcoast Black Theatre Troupe Presents 'Broadway In Black'" - Cynthia Howard, Tempo News
http://temponews.suncoastpress.com/#folio=1

[NEWS] "This Week's Good Deeds 6.8.2017" - Cooper Levey-Baker, 941CEO
Lead item about Selby Foundation grant
https://www.941ceo.com/articles/2017/6/8/good-deeds-6-9-2017

[NEWS] "SRQ Daily June 20, 2017" - Jacob Ogles, SRQ Magazine
Blurb about NEA grant
http://www.srqmagazine.com/srq-daily/2017-06-20/6446_Westcoast-Black-Theatre-Troupe-Awarded-Grant-from-NEA

[NEWS] "The Local SCENE 6.17.2017" - Sue Engelhart, SCENE Magazine
Blurb about NEA grant
http://campaign.r20.constantcontact.com/render?m=1102237833651&ca=1fd094e0-f723-48a3-a111-7d906ec7a956

[EVENT LISTING] "Things to Do" - Jacob Ogles, SRQ Daily
http://www.srqmagazine.com/srq-daily/2017-06-21

[EVENT LISTING] "Suncoast Scene - Fun Things Coming up for the Weekend" - Linda Carson, ABC 7
http://www.mysuncoast.com/circus_sarasota/suncoast-scene---fun-things-coming-up-for-the/article_b9bcc6d4-578f-11e7-a85d-8f39bfd297df.html

[NEWS] "Westcoast Black Theatre Troupe presents ‘Broadway in Black’; World-premiere musical revue to feature decades of Broadway’s greatest hits" - Don Britt, don411com
http://don411.com/westcoast-black-theatre-troupe-presents-broadway-in-black-world-premiere-musical-revue-to-feature-decades-of-broadways-greatest-hits/#.WTayUvnyvRY

[NEWS] "Westcoast Black Theatre Troupe to present staged reading of 'Yellowman’" - Sarasota Patch
https://patch.com/florida/sarasota/westcoast-black-theatre-troupe-present-staged-reading-yellowman

[NEWS] "Westcoast Black Theatre Troupe presents ‘Broadway in Black’" - Sarasota Patch
https://patch.com/florida/sarasota/westcoast-black-theatre-troupe-presents-broadway-black

[REVIEW] "Cast shines in WBTT’s first comedy, ‘Dearly Departed’" - Marty Clear, Bradenton Herald
http://www.bradenton.com/entertainment/article148424239.html

[REVIEW] "Theater Review: ‘Dearly Departed’ finds laughs at a funeral" - Jay Handelman, Sarasota Herald-Tribune
http://www.heraldtribune.com/news/20170504/theater-review-dearly-departed-finds-laughs-at-funeral