Westcoast Black Theatre Troupe (WBTT) will produce two musical revues this summer, one world premiere and one repeat of a previously sold-out run. Best of Stevie Wonder, a new musical revue adapted and written by Nate Jacobs, will run July 17th through July 28th. Sammy Tonight! with the multi-talented De'zhon Fields as Sammy Davis Jr., comes back August 21st through September 1st. Part of the 2012 season, Sammy Tonight! virtually sold out every performance for its limited run. Times for all shows are Tuesday through Saturday at 8:00 pm and Sunday matinees at 2:00 pm. Tickets to each show are $29.50 and can be reserved online at wbttsrq.org or by calling the box office at 941-366-1505.

Westcoast Black Theatre Troupe (WBTT) is pleased to announce a visit from WBTT Artistic Director Nate Jacobs' favorite relative, Aunt Rudele, in a special four-performance engagement, May 16-19, at the WBTT Theater, 1646 10th Way, Sarasota. Times for Aunt Rudele's Family Reunion are Thursday through Saturday at 8:00 pm, with one Sunday matinee at 2:00 pm. Tickets are $29.50 and can be purchased online at www.wbttsrq.org or by calling the box office at 941-366-1505.

Westcoast Black Theatre Troupe (WBTT) is pleased to announce the launch of its Young Artist Program, where Troupe members are able to showcase their talents with one-night, one-person shows at the WBTT Theater, 1646 10th Way, in Sarasota. The first two scheduled are Alyssa White on Monday, April 29th and Michael Mendez on Monday, May 13th. Time for each is 8:00 pm and ticket price is $25. For Alyssa's concert, reservations can be made by calling 941-306-6447. Tickets for both evenings may also be purchased at the door, based on availability.

SPECIAL ONE-TIME ONLY PERFORMANCE COMMEMORATING BLACK HISTORY MONTH

Westcoast Black Theatre Troupe is pleased to announce a specially created performance of an original piece combining song, dance and drama that pays tribute to important people who contributed to black history in America. We Are Because They Were will be presented on Saturday, February 23 at 2:00 pm in the Westcoast Black Theatre Troupe theater, 1646 10th Way, Sarasota, FL. Tickets are $20 and may be bought by calling the box office at 941-366-1505 or online at wbttsrq.org. The production is being created by Will Little, assistant to the artistic director and Troupe member Dhakeria Cunningham; written by Dkakeria Cunningham and Directed by Will Little.

Westcoast Black Theatre Troupe (WBTT) is pleased to announce that Soul Crooners 2, a companion piece to its previously sold out Soul Crooners, will open on Friday, February 22nd in the Troupe's theater at 1646 10th Way in Sarasota. Highlighting the soul music of the 70s, the all-male cast will offer up a wonderful musical revue of some of this era's classic hits. Nate Jacobs, founding artistic director of WBTT, has written and adapted the show, much like the first, but with an entire new group of musical favorites. Shows are Tuesday through Saturday at 8:00 pm, with Sunday matinees at 2:00 pm. Tickets are $29.50 and can be purchased online at wbttsrq.org or by calling the box office at 941-366-1505. The show runs until March

Westcoast Black Theatre Troupe (WBTT) is pleased to announce three new Trustees have been added to their board of Directors. Marvin Albert, George Kole and Lois L. Watson have all joined an already active and enthusiastic group of community leaders devoted to helping WBTT continue to reach goals that secure its future, both financially and artistically.

Westcoast Black Theatre Troupe (WBTT) is pleased to announce that its second play for this season, August Wilson's Jitney, opened on Friday, January 4, 2013 and runs until Sunday, February 3. All performances take place in the Westcoast Black Theatre Troupe Theater at 1646 10th Way, Sarasota. Times are Tuesday-Saturday evenings at 8:00 pm with Sunday matinees at 2:00 pm. Ticket price is $29.50. Reservations may be made online at www.wbttsrq.org or by calling the box office at 941-366-1505.