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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January 8, 2024 "WBTT Presents Pulitzer Prize-Winning Drama, ‘A Soldier’s Play’" - SCENE Magazine

January 8, 2024 "Observer critic’s picks for Sarasota live theater in 2024" - Marty Fugate, Observer Media Group

January 3, 2024 "Westcoast Black Theatre Troupe To Celebrate Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s Legacy" - Broadway World Sarasota

December 27, 2023 "WBTT Offers Adult Education Opportunities in the New Year" - SCENE Magazine

December 1, 2023 "WBTT presents this season’s holiday show, ‘Joyful! Joyful!’" - West Coast Woman

December 14, 2023 “’Joyful! Joyful!’ now through Dec. 30 at WBTT” – ABC7 Suncoast View

December 11, 2023 "Criticopia Review: 'Joyful! Joyful!'" - Jo Morello

December 7, 2023 "Community Foundation Of Sarasota County Continues Strategic Partnership With Westcoast Black Theatre Troupe" - BroadwayWorld Sarasota

November 29, 2023 "Gulf Coast Community Foundation Continues to Invest In WBTT" - SCENE Magazine

November 17, 2023 "WBTT’s Fall Gala Raises Over $450,000" - SCENE Magazine

November 16, 2023 "'Why we tell the story': Westcoast Black TheatreTroupe's 'Once on This Island' features a young girl's coming-of-age story" - Adaure Achumba, 10 Tampa Bay

November 14, 2023 "Westcoast Black Theatre Troupe Presents This Season's Holiday Show, JOYFUL! JOYFUL!" - Broadway World

November 14, 2023 "WBTT supporters get on the Soul Train again" -Janet Combs, Observer Media Group

November 8, 2023 "'Once on this Island' musical: a magical tale of love and storytelling" - Andrea Martone, Sarasota Events Calendar

November 6, 2023 "A Weekend Spent Exploring Sarasota's Arts Scene Is One Well-Spent" - Cooper Levey-Baker, Sarasota Magazine
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