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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September 2, 2021 "Top 6 concert picks for Sarasota-Bradenton-Charlotte: Sept. 2-8" - Jimmy Guerts, Sarasota Herald-Tribune's Ticket Magazine
Jose Ramirez Band concert is top pick

September 1, 2021 "Scene Snaps: Performing Arts" - Scene Magazine
WBTT photos received top billing

August 30, 2021 "Tickets Now on Sale for WBTT’s Season-Opener" - SCENE Magazine

August 26, 2021 "Top 10 arts events for Sarasota-Manatee: Aug. 26-Sept. 1" - Jay Handelman, Sarasota Herald-Tribune
"Help for Haiti" benefit is the top pick

August 25, 2021 "The Exchange Supports WBTT" - SCENE Magazine

August 23, 2021 "Season - The Westcoast Black Theatre Troupe of Florida" - Ronald Bunn, Routes Magazine

August 19, 2021 "Westcoast Black Theatre Troupe to present concerts to benefit Haiti residents suffering after earthquake and tropical depression" - Sarasota News Leader

August 13, 2021 "Top 10 arts events for Sarasota Manatee: Aug. 12-18" - Jay Handelman, Sarasota Herald-Tribune
Astrid Victoria's Young Artist Program showcase is included

August 11, 2021 "WBTT Presents the José Ramirez Band" - SCENE Magazine

August 8, 2021 "Westcoast Black Theatre Troupe awards 8 artist scholarships" - Community, Sarasota Herald-Tribune

July 29, 2021 "WBTT Receives Grant for Communications System" - Sarasota Magazine Biz Daily

July 28, 2021 "WBTT Presents Eighth Season of its Young Artist Program" - SCENE Magazine

July 26, 2021 "WBTT's New Young Artist Program Season Opens with Astrid Victoria" - Broadway World Sarasota

July 15, 2021 "Westcoast Black Theatre Troupe holding teen performances this weekend" - Emily Kinzer, WWSB ABC 7