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] "WBTT awarded $500,000 grant for capital campaign" - Tampa Bay Newswire

[NEWS] "Florida jumps to 20th place among states in culture funding" - Jay Handelman, Sarasota Herald-Tribune

[NEWS] "WBTT presents 'Stage of Discovery' for area youth" - Tempo News

[NEWS] "Key Chorale Turns 35 with its Coming Concert Season" - Kay Kipling, Sarasota Magazine

[PREVIEW] "Westcoast Black Theatre Troupe reading will honor black playwrights" - Marty Fugate, Observer Group

[NEWS] "Westcoast Black Theatre Troupe to present play reading of 'Crumbs from the Table of Joy'" - Tempo News

[NEWS] "Westcoast Black Theatre Troupe awarded $15,000 NEA grant" - Tempo News

[NEWS] "Key Chorale expands collaborations for 35th season" - Jay Handelman, Sarasota Herald-Tribune

[EVENTS] "ARTbeat 6.13.2019" - Andrea Knies, Arts & Cultural Association

[NEWS] "Sarasota’s Westcoast Troupe brings some ‘Soul’ to national festival" - Jay Handelman, Sarasota Herald-Tribune

[TV] "Westcoast Black Theatre Previews the 'Soul Man Send-Off Soiree'" - Suncoast View, ABC 7
Nate co-hosts; artists from 'Soul Man' perform

[NEWS] "WBTT emphasizes Motown history with summer program" - Whitney Elfstrom, The Observer

[PHOTOS] "WBTT campers prepare for performance" - Whitney Elfstrom, The Observer

[PHOTOS] "WBTT Stage of Discovery Acting Summer Camp" - Mike Lang, Sarasota Herald-Tribune