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 Troupe pours out the ‘Soul’ in new revue" - Jay Handelman, Sarasota Herald-Tribune

[NEWS] "CVA inducts new honorees into Hall of Fame" - Gayle Guynup, Sarasota Herald-Tribune

[NEWS] "A song and smiles for four Sarasotans" - Sarasota Herald-Tribune
This is the CVA luncheon story as it appeared in the newspaper - with WBTT appropriating the very first line!

[PHOTOS] "Community Video Archives Luncheon" - Lori Sax, Sarasota Magazine

[EVENTS] "Your Top 10 Things to Do: April 19-25" - Ilene Denton, Sarasota Magazine

[NEWS] "Westcoast Black Theatre Troupe presents 'Soul Man'" - Sarasota Patch

[NEWS] Westcoast Black Theatre Troupe presents 'Real Life'

[EVENTS] "This Week April 26" - The Observer Group
"We Are Sarasota" is included

[NEWS] "A show-stopping April Fool’s Fete" - Gayle Guynup, Sarasota Herald-Tribune

[NEWS] "WBTT thanks its supporters with appreciation event" - Sarasota Patch

[PHOTOS] "WBBT April Fool’s Fete" - Rod Millington, Sarasota Herald-Tribune

[PHOTOS] "Westcoast Black Theatre Troupe hosts casual, beachy evening" - Kayleigh Omang, Sarasota Observer

[NEWS] "Millions of dollars cut from state budget for funding for the arts" - Rick Adams, ABC7

[NEWS] "Good Deeds 4.9.2018" - Business Weekly insert of the Sarasota Herald-Tribune
A blurb about the Gettel Foundation contribution to WBTT is included