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] "Coronavirus Florida: Gulf Coast grants $474,000 to arts groups hit by pandemic" - Matthew Sauer, Sarasota Herald-Tribune

[NEWS] "Foundation Grants $470,000 to Arts Groups in Response to Pandemic" - SCENE Magazine

[NEWS] "Coronavirus Florida: Arts groups get federal jobs help" - Jay Handelman, Sarasota Herald-Tribune

[NEWS] "WBTT gifted $25,000 in matching funds for Giving Challenge" - Sarasota Herald-Tribune

[NEWS] "WBTT receives $25,000 in matching funds" - SCENE Magazine

[NEWS] "WBTT Receives $25,000 in Matching Funds" - SRQ Daily

[NEWS] "WBTT receives $25,000 in matching funds" - Sarasota Patch

[EVENTS] "Coronavirus Florida: 24 (or more) ways to get your Sarasota-Manatee arts fix online April 16-22" - Jay Handelman, Sarasota Herald-Tribune

[NEWS] "NEA speeding up funds to arts and culture groups" - Jay Handelman, Sarasota Herald-Tribune

[TV] "Westcoast Black Theatre Troupe goes live, online due to the coronavirus pandemic" - Annette Gutierrez, SNN

[NEWS] "Coronavirus Florida: 17 ways to get your Sarasota-Manatee arts fix online April 9-15" - Jay Handelman, Sarasota Herald-Tribune