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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April 27, 2021 "WBTT Voices Program Returns with Virtual Offering" - SRQ Daily
https://www.srqmagazine.com/srq-daily/2021-04-27/16915_WBTT-Voices-Program-Returns-with-Virtual-Offering

April 26, 2021 "WBTT Voices Program Returns with Virtual Offering" - SCENE Magazine
http://www.scenesarasota.com/magazine/wbtt-voices-program-returns-with-virtual-offering/

April 26, 2021 "WBTT Presents VIRTUAL VOICES Program, 'Telling Our Stories In The Black Theatre'" - Broadway World
https://www.broadwayworld.com/sarasota/article/WBTT-Presents-VIRTUAL-VOICES-Program-Telling-Our-Stories-In-The-Black-Theatre-20210426

April 24, 2021 "WBTT’s Pipeline Delivers with Hard-Hitting Honesty" - Kay Kipling, Sarasota Magazine
https://www.sarasotamagazine.com/arts-and-entertainment/2021/04/wbtt-s-em-pipeline-em-delivers-with-hard-hitting-honesty

April 23, 2021 "Theater Review: Powerful ‘Pipeline’ makes an impression in Westcoast video production" - Jay Handelman, Sarasota Herald-Tribune
https://www.heraldtribune.com/story/entertainment/2021/04/24/review-westcoast-troupe-presents-area-premiere-pipeline-video/7329476002/

April 22, 2021 "What to Do in Sarasota: April 22-28" - Kay Kipling, Sarasota Magazine
"Pipeline" is included
https://www.sarasotamagazine.com/arts-and-entertainment/upcoming-events/what-to-do-in-sarasota-this-weekend/what-to-do-in-sarasota-april-22-28

April 22, 2021 "Arts events for Sarasota-Manatee: April 22-28" - Jay Handelman, Sarasota Herald-Tribune
"Pipeline" is included
https://www.heraldtribune.com/story/entertainment/2021/04/22/performing-and-visual-arts-events-sarasota-manatee-april-22-28/7226694002/

April 21, 2021 "WBTT previews August Wilson Master Class" - Suncoast View, ABC 7
WBTT Associate Managing Director Travis Ray is the guest for a segment on Suncoast View
https://www.mysuncoast.com/video/2021/04/21/wbtt-previews-august-wilson-master-class-suncoast-view/

April 18, 2021 "WBTT’s ‘Pipeline’ hits timely message on equality" - Susan Rife, Sarasota Herald-Tribune
https://www.heraldtribune.com/story/entertainment/2021/04/18/wbtt-presents-sarasota-premiere-timely-drama-pipeline-video/7184564002/

April 16, 2021 "Westcoast Black Theatre Troupe Premieres Timely Video Production of Pipeline" - Andy Fabian, SRQ Magazine
https://www.srqmagazine.com/srq-daily/2021-04-16/16826_Westcoast-Black-Theatre-Troupe-Premieres-Timely-Video-Production-of-Pipeline

April 16, 2021 "Westcoast Black Theatre Troupe to Present Master Class on August Wilson" - SRQ Daily
https://www.srqmagazine.com/srq-daily/2021-04-16/16811_Westcoast-Black-Theatre-Troupe-to-Present-Master-Class-on-August-Wilson

April 14, 2021 "WBTT Presents Master Class on August Wilson" - SCENE Magazine
http://www.scenesarasota.com/magazine/wbtt-presents-master-class-on-august-wilson/

April 14, 2021 "Westcoast Black Theatre Troupe to Present Master Class on August Wilson" - Sarasota Patch
https://www.broadwayworld.com/sarasota/article/Westcoast-Black-Theatre-Troupe-to-Present-Master-Class-on-August-Wilson-20210413

April 13, 2021 "Westcoast Black Theatre Troupe presents master class on August Wilson" - Tampa Bay Newswire
https://www.tampabaynewswire.com/2021/04/13/westcoast-black-theatre-troupe-presents-master-class-on-august-wilson-97152