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[TV] "Good Morning Suncoast 12.14.2017" - ABC 7
JoAnna Ford was interviewed live

[TV] "A Motown Christmas on Suncoast View 12.19.2017" - ABC 7
WBTT artists perform "Heard it Through the Grapevine"

[TV] "Millennial Fresh Brings Holiday Laughs, and Teaches Linda Some New Phrases!" - Suncoast View, ABC 7

[NEWS] "Final performances of ‘Motown Christmas’" - Jay Handelman, Sarasota Herald-Tribune

[NEWS] "WBTT show licensed for sold-out run in Texas" - Sarasota Patch

[NEWS] "Westcoast Black Theatre Troupe show licensed for sold-out run in Texas" - Tampa Bay Newswire

[EVENTS] "The Holidays on Stage" - Nancy Stetson, Fort Myers Florida Weekly
"A Motown Christmas" and the Millennial Fresh show are included in the listing - with two BIG WBTT photos!

[REVIEW] "A MOTOWN CHRISTMAS at Westcoast Black Theatre" - Carolan Trbovich, Broadway World

[REVIEW] "WBTT's 'A Motown Christmas' - the best place to get in the holiday spirit!" - Bonnie Silvestri, Anything Arts

[REVIEW] "A Motown Christmas" - Marie Kilker,

[REVIEW] "A Motown Christmas" - Bill Oser, Talkin' Broadway

[PREVIEW] "Motown Christmas makes the season sizzle" - Bob Massey, Charlotte Florida Weekly

[PREVIEW] "Westcoast Black Theatre Troupe Presents A Motown Christmas" - The Bradenton Times

[REVIEW] "TOO HOT TO HANDEL at Choral Artists of Sarasota" - Carolan Trbovich, Broadway World