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[NEWS] "WBTT Cancels Remainder Of 2019-2020 Season" - Broadway World Sarasota

[NEWS] "WBTT Cancels Remainder of Current Show Run" - SCENE Magazine

[NEWS] "WBTT Cancels Remainder Of YOUR ARMS TOO SHORT TO BOX WITH GOD" - Broadway World Sarasota

[NEWS] "Coronavirus Florida: Asolo Rep cancels season, including world premiere" - Jay Handelman, Sarasota Herald-Tribune

[NEWS] "Asolo Rep Cancels Remainder of Season, and Other Arts-Related Closings News" - Kay Kipling, Sarasota Magazine

[NEWS] "Westcoast Troupe celebrates black theater history in new season" - Jay Handelman, Sarasota Herald-Tribune

[NEWS] "Westcoast Black Theatre Troupe Reveals 2020-21 Season" - Kay Kipling, Sarasota Magazine

[NEWS] "Westcoast Black Theatre Troupe Announces 2020-2021 Season" - Scene Magazine

[REVIEW] "WBTT Pulls No Punches with Your Arms Too Short" - Phil Lederer, SRQ

[NEWS] "'Your Arms Too Short to Box with God' at WBTT still packs a punch" - Marty Fugate, Observer Group

[REVIEW] "Your Arms Too Short to Box with God" - Undine Shorey, The Bradenton Times

[EVENTS] "ARTbeat 3.12.2020" - Andrea Knies, Arts & Cultural Alliance
The Young Artist Program featuring Derric Gobourne Jr. is included