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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[REVIEW] "Theater Review: Soul Man" - Undine Shorey, The Bradenton Times

[OPINION] "Fighting the power of three words" - Laura S. Bauman, Sarasota Herald-Tribune

[PHOTOS] "Physician Musicians compete for Doctor Idol title" - Shane Donglanson, Observer Media Group
Nate Jacobs was a celebrity judge at the event

[EVENTS] "Arts listings for May 3-9" - Sarasota Herald-Tribune

[NEWS] "Winners Announced For Thirteenth Annual Ten-Minute Play Festival" - Broadway World St. Petersburg
Nate was a judge for the 2018 Ten-Minute Play Festival

[REVIEW] "Lively ‘Soul Man’ closes Westcoast troupe season" - Jay Handelman, Sarasota Herald-Tribune

[NEWS] "‘We Are Sarasota’ celebrates Civil Rights with speeches, songs" - Thomas Becnel, Sarasota Herald-Tribune

[NEWS] "'We Are Sarasota' Returns for a Night of Hope and Civility" - Phil Lederer, SRQ Magazine

[PHOTOS] "Westcoast Black Theatre Troupe celebrates opening of new building" - Shane Donglanson, Observer Media Group

[PHOTOS] "Westcoast Black Theatre Troupe Grand Opening" - Dan Wagner, Sarasota Herald-Tribune

[NEWS] "Propmaster Annette Breazeale Brings WBTT Theater Sets to Life" - Pam Daniel, Sarasota Magazine

[REVIEW] "Soul Man" - Marie Kilker,

[REVIEW] "Westcoast Black Theatre Troupe’s Soul Man Closes Season with Energy" - Kay Kipling, Sarasota Magazine

[TV] "Suncoast View 4.24.2018" - WWSB ABC 7
Nate co-hosts, Judge Charles Williams talks about "We Are Sarasota," musical artists from "We Are Sarasota" perform

[OPINION] "Syprett and Williams: Racist prom invitation not surprising" - Charlie Ann Syprett & Judge Charles Williams
Co-organizers for "We Are Sarasota" - the event (and its purpose) is discussed extensively