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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[NEWS] "The show goes on for Westcoast Black Theatre Troupe understudies" - Niki Kottmann, The Observer

[REVIEW] "The Mountaintop" - Marie Kilker,

[NEWS] "Judge Charles Williams and Attorney Charlie Ann Syprett Stand Up for Diversity" - Cooper Levey-Baker, Sarasota Magazine

[PREVIEW] "WBTT play looks at last few hours of Martin Luther King’s life" - Marty Clear, Bradenton Herald

[NEWS] "Westcoast offers special performances of ‘The Mountaintop’" - Jay Handelman, Sarasota Herald-Tribune

[PREVIEW] "Martin Luther King’s last night dramatized in ‘The Mountaintop’" - Bob Massey, Charlotte Florida Weekly

[PREVEW] "Arts on the Horizon: 1.17.2018" - Rodger Skidmore, Siesta Sand

[REVIEW] "Theater Review: Fine actors reach The Mountaintop’ in King play at WBTT" - Jay Handelman, Sarasota Herald-Tribune

[REVIEW] "BWW Review: THE MOUNTAINTOP at Westcoast Black Theatre" - Carolan Trbovich, Broadway World

[TV] "Westcoast Black Theatre Troupe Presents 'Celebrating Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.'" - Suncoast View, WWSB ABC7

[REVIEW] "Let A.K. Murtadha and Emerald Rose Sullivan Deliver You to 'The Mountaintop'" - Bonnie Silvestri, AnythingArts

[EVENTS] "Martin Luther King Day activities" - Sarasota Herald-Tribune
First two events listed are "The Mountaintop" and "Celebrating the Legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr."