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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[PREVIEW] "Westcoast Black Theatre Troupe has ‘A Motown Christmas’" - Jay Handelman, Sarasota Herald-Tribune

[PREVIEW] "Lots of Christmas shows are coming up. Here are some recommendations" - Marty Clear, Bradenton Herald

[EVENT LISTING] "Top 10 things to do: Think holiday lights and hurricane relief" - Sandy Guerra-Cline, Fort Worth Star-Telegram
The Jubilee Theatre in Fort Worth, Tex. is performing 'A Motown Christmas'

[PREVIEW] "Choral Artists of Sarasota are Joined By Local Choirs and Orchestral Musicians at Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall" - Broadway World
WBTT artists mentioned as part of "Too Hot to Handel"

[PHOTOS] "Westcoast Black Theatre Troupe - 'Motown Mania'" - Daniel Perales, The Observer

[REVIEW] "Miranda’s songs, WBTT’s cast make ‘In the Heights’ a joyous evening" - Marty Clear, Bradenton Herald

[REVIEW] "WBTT Brings Lin-Manuel Miranda Hit to Local Stage" - Undine Shorey, The Bradenton Times

[NEWS] "SRQ Daily Nov 9, 2017" - SRQ Magazine Daily
Motown Mania listing under "Things to Do"

[REVIEW] "Criticopia: In the Heights" - Marie Kilker,

[EVENTS] "Your Top 8 Things to Do: Oct. 19-25" - Ilene Denton, Sarasota Magazine
Michael Mendez featured for performance at 'Inspire Sarasota' event

[PREVIEW] "Westcoast Black Theatre Troupe  with ‘In the Heights’" - Our Town Sarasota

[NEWS] "Sarasota fourth-graders will learn history of Newtown" - Elizabeth Djinis, Sarasota Herald-Tribune
WBTT participating in program for Sarasota County fourth-graders

[PREVIEW] "The Ultimate Guide to Sarasota’s 2017 Arts and Entertainment Season" - Kay Kipling, Sarasota Magazine
"The Mountaintop" made the list