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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[PHOTOS] "Westcoast Black Theatre Troupe sends of 'Soul Man' tour with soiree" - Harry Sayer, Observer Group
https://www.yourobserver.com/photo-gallery/westcoast-black-theatre-troupe-soul-man-soiree-2019#photo-10

[NEWS] "Scene & Heard 08.14.2019" - Niki Kottmann, Observer Group
WBTT's scholarships lead off the arts news column
https://www.yourobserver.com/article/scene-and-heard-08-14-19

[EVENTS] "Your Top 7 Things to Do July 25, 2019" - Ilene Denton, Sarasota Magazine
Soul Man Send-Off Soiree is the lead item
https://www.sarasotamagazine.com/articles/2019/7/25/your-top-7-things-to-do-july-25-31

[NEWS] "Westcoast Black Theatre Troupe Awards Scholarships to Young Artists" - Megan McDonald, Sarasota Magazine
https://www.sarasotamagazine.com/articles/2019/8/13/westcoast-black-theatre-troupe-awards-scholarships-to-young-artists

[NEWS] "WBTT Awards Scholarships to Young Artists" - SCENE Magazine
http://www.scenesarasota.com/magazine/wbtt-awards-scholarships-to-young-artists/

[NEWS] "WBTT awards scholarships to young artists" - Sarasota Patch
https://patch.com/florida/sarasota/wbtt-awards-scholarships-young-artists

[NEWS] "WBTT awards scholarships to young artists" - Don Britt, don411.com
http://don411.com/wbtt-awards-scholarships-to-young-artists/#.XVaeh-hKiUk

[NEWS] "WBTT awarded $500,000 grant for capital campaign" - Tampa Bay Newswire
https://www.tampabaynewswire.com/2019/07/01/wbtt-awarded-500000-grant-for-capital-campaign-78659

[NEWS] "Florida jumps to 20th place among states in culture funding" - Jay Handelman, Sarasota Herald-Tribune
https://www.heraldtribune.com/news/20190626/florida-jumps-to-20th-place-among-states-in-culture-funding

[NEWS] "WBTT presents 'Stage of Discovery' for area youth" - Tempo News
http://temponews.suncoastpress.com/?iid=164441#folio=1

[NEWS] "Key Chorale Turns 35 with its Coming Concert Season" - Kay Kipling, Sarasota Magazine
https://www.sarasotamagazine.com/articles/2019/6/26/key-chorale-turns-35-with-its-coming-concert-season

[PREVIEW] "Westcoast Black Theatre Troupe reading will honor black playwrights" - Marty Fugate, Observer Group
https://www.yourobserver.com/article/westcoast-black-theatre-troupe-project1voice-lynn-nottage-crumbs-table-joy

[NEWS] "Westcoast Black Theatre Troupe to present play reading of 'Crumbs from the Table of Joy'" - Tempo News
http://temponews.suncoastpress.com/?iid=164294#folio=4