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] "Arts on the Horizon 7-2018" - Rodger Skidmore, Siesta Sand

[TV] "Suncoast FYI: June 15th, 2018" - Nancy O'Neil, SNN
Julie and Nate are interviewed

[TV] "We Preview a Fun Family Musical with The Westcoast Black Theatre Troupe" - Suncoast View, ABC 7

[RADIO] "Suncoast Speaks_0616" - Chuck Englund, WLSS
Our segment begins at 25:55

[NEWS] "Sarasota County awards $2 million in arts grants" - Jay Handelman, Sarasota Herald-Tribune

[NEWS] "WBTT presents 'Rockin' Down Fairytale Lane'" - Sarasota Patch

[NEWS] "WBTT brings summer musical theatre intensive to area youth" - Sarasota Patch

[REVIEW] "Joel P.E. King's 'Real Life' wrestles with life-and-death issues" - Marty Fugate, The Observer

[TV NEWS] "Hip Hop Opera in Sarasota" - Jessika Ward, SNN TV

[REVIEW] "Theater Review: Rhythmic and gritty ‘Real Life’ needs some trimming at Westcoast" - Jay Handelman, Sarasota Herald-Tribune

[PREVIEW] "Hip-hopera ‘Real Life’ explores urban life at Westcoast Troupe" - Susan Rife, Sarasota Herald-Tribune

[TV] "Suncoast View 5.30.2018" - ABC 7
Nate co-hosts, Joel P.E. King and artists from "Real Life" appear and perform

[EVENTS] ARTbeat 5.31.2018" - Andrea Knies, Arts & Cultural Alliance
"Real Life" is listed

[NEWS] "Westcoast Black Theatre Troupe presents ‘WBTT Voices’ community forum" - Don Britt,