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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February 19, 2024 "Westcoast Black Theatre Troupe Announces 25th Anniversary Season" - Sarasota Magazine

February 14, 2024 "Westcoast Black Theatre Troupe in Sarasota is perfect place to celebrate Black History Month" - Sean Daly WFTS ABC Action News

February 13, 2024 "Westcoast Black Theatre looks back at past hits to mark 25th anniversary season" - Jay Handelman, Sarasota Herald-Tribune

February 13, 2024 "Westcoast Black Theatre Troupe Reveals 25th Anniversary Season" - Stephi Wild, Broadway World Sarasota

February 7, 2024 "Westcoast Black Theatre Troupe performs Pulitzer Prize winner 'A Soldier's Play'" - Susan Giles Wantuck, WUSF NPR

February 5, 2024 "Westcoast Black Theatre Troupe highlights and performs black stories for 25 years" - Nick Popham, Bay News 9

February 2, 2024 "'A Soldier's Play': The WBTT production highlights complex social conflicts packaged in a murder mystery" - Adaure Achumba, 10 Tampa Bay

February 1, 2024 "Rising Above the Racial Issues of the Past to Inspire the Next Generation of Performing Artists" - Rising Together, Ringling College of Art + Design

January 26, 2024 "Review: A SOLDIER'S PLAY at Westcoast Black Theater Troupe" - Shanti Kennedy, Broadway World Sarasota

January 25, 2024 "Review: A Soldier's Play" - Marie Kilker,

January 24, 2024 "Gripping ‘Soldier’s Play’ exposes racial tensions at WBTT" - Jay Handelman, Sarasota Herald-Tribune

January 26, 2024 "'A Soldier's Play' runs thru Feb. 18 at WBTT" - Suncoast View, ABC 7

January 23, 2024 "Westcoast Black Theatre Troupe Presents a Hard-Hitting A Soldier’s Play" - Kay Kipling, Sarasota Magazine

January 18, 2024 "Winners Announced For The 2023 BroadwayWorld Sarasota Awards" - Broadway World Sarasota

January 12, 2024 "Actors get a taste of military life for Westcoast Troupe drama ‘A Soldier’s Play’" - Jay Handelman, Sarasota Herald-Tribune