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] "National Philanthropy Day hopes to inspire a world of future givers" - Michael Moore, Sarasota Herald-Tribune
Congratulations to board member Cheryl Anderson on her recognition!

[NEWS] "WBTT receives grant from Gulf Coast Community Foundation" - Sarasota Patch

[EVENTS] "Your Top 8 Things to Do: Nov. 14-20" - Ilene Denton, Sarasota Magazine
'Ain't No Stoppin' Us Now' is included

[EVENTS] "WHAT TO DO, WHERE TO GO" - Venice Florida Weekly
Final "Gospel Experience" show is included

[NEWS] "Sarasota County Bar Association announces essay writing contest" - Sarasota Herald-Tribune

[NEWS] "Key Chorale, Westcoast join voices for ‘Gospel Experience’ concerts" - Tom Becnel, Sarasota Herald-Tribune

[NEWS] "Songs of Inspiration" - Marty Fugate, Observer Group

[NEWS] "A Match Made in Heaven" - Andrew Fabian, SRQ Magazine

[NEWS] "West Coast Black Theatre 2019-2020 Season" - Our Town Sarasota

[NEWS] "National Black Theatre Festival Underscores Love Of Theater" - Bill Hirschman, Florida Theater On Stage

[RADIO] "Town Talk Tamp Bay, Oct. 21" - Sharon Preston-Folta, WSLR
Associate Managing Director Travis Ray was interviewed. Click on the link below, select "Town Talk Tampa Bay" from the first drop-down, and "Play" the show from October 21st 

[NEWS] "Honorees are passionate about the arts" - Jay Handelman, Sarasota Herald-Tribune

[NEWS] "Honorees are passionate about the arts" - Jay Handelman, Sarasota Herald-Tribune

[EVENTS] "Top arts events in the Sarasota area: Oct. 17-23" Sarasota Herald-Tribune