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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March 31, 2022 "Westcoast Black Theatre Troupe to present 'April Fools Fete on April 4" - Tempo News

March 31, 2022 "Simply Ariel Blue: Actor, Vocalist and Writer" - Cynthia S. Howard, Tempo News

March 30, 2022 "Sarasota's Westcoast Black Theatre Troupe gains national attention for entertainment, enlightenment" [VIDEO] - Sean Daly, ABC Action News

March 30, 2022 "Award-Winning Actor Ving Rhames Visited WBTT This Week" - Allison Forsyth

March 30, 2022 "WBTT's Brian Boyd sings anthem at Orioles game" [VIDEO]

March 29, 2022 "Ving Rhames visits Sarasota to inspire young talent at WBTT" [VIDEO] - Annette Gutierrez, SNN TV

March 28, 2022 "Suncoast performer Ariel Blue celebrates becoming a recording artist" [VIDEO] - Suncoast View

March 22, 2022 "Here’s What’s Coming to Westcoast Black Theatre Troupe This Season" - Kay Kipling, Sarasota Magazine

March 22, 2022 "'Dreamgirls' and 'Guys and Dolls' on tap for WBTT in upcoming season" - Spencer Fordin, Observer Media Group

March 19, 2022 "WBTT's production of 'Broadway in Black' sparkles" - Kim Cool, Venice Gondolier Sun

March 19, 2022 "Nate Jacobs is interviewed on WLSS" [AUDIO FILE] - Chuck Englund, WLSS The Answer

March 16, 2022 "Review: Broadway in Black'" - Marie Kilker,

March 14, 2022 "Review: WBTT Goes Mega with Broadway in Black" - Kay Kipling, Sarasota Magazine

March 4, 2022 "Westcoast Black Theatre Troupe Presents ‘Broadway in Black’" - SCENE Magazine

March 3, 2022 "WBTT Launches 'Conversations' Program with Danielle Mone Truitt" - Tempo News