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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October 21, 2021 "Sarasota arts venues juggle safety protocols and mask concerns as they reopen for new season" - Jay Handelman, Sarasota Herald-Tribune

October 18, 2021 "Community Foundation provides strategic grant to Westcoast Black Theatre Troupe" - Sarasota Herald-Tribune

October 18, 2021 "WBTT professional selected for Fall 2021 Gulf Coast Board Institute" - Tampa Bay Newswire

October 14, 2021 "Regional Reviews: Florida- West Coast - Eubie!" - William S. Oser, Talkin' Broadway

October 14, 2021 "Review: Eubie!" - Marie Kilker,

October 13, 2021 "Community Foundation of Sarasota County Acknowledges Impact of WBTT with Strategic Grant" - Scene Magazine

October 13, 2021 "The Best Arts and Culture Events in Sarasota This Season" - Kay Kipling, Sarasota Magazine
"Ruby" is included in the theater section

October 10, 2021 "Review: Westcoast Troupe reopens in style to the sounds of composer Eubie Blake" - Jay Handelman, Sarasota Herald-Tribune

October 10, 2021 "WBTT’s Eubie! gets the party started" - Kay Kipling, Sarasota Magazine

October 8, 2021 "WBTT opens subscription sales for remainder of 2021-2022 season" - Scene Magazine

October 7, 2021 "The Arts Mean Business in Sarasota" - Sponsored content authored by Gulf Coast Community Foundation for Sarasota Magazine
Julie Leach, Jim Weaver and artist Vallea E. Woodbury are quoted

October 6, 2021 "Westcoast Black Theatre Troupe brings a preview to 'Eubie!'" - Suncoast View
Nate guest hosts, artists from "Eubie!" perform

October 3, 2021 "Westcoast Black Theatre Troupe is just wild about ‘Eubie!’" - Jay Handelman, Sarasota Herald-Tribune

October 1, 2021 "SEASON PREVIEW" - Phil Lederer & Andy Fabian, SRQ Magazine