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] "Songs of Inspiration" - Marty Fugate, Observer Group

[NEWS] "A Match Made in Heaven" - Andrew Fabian, SRQ Magazine

[NEWS] "West Coast Black Theatre 2019-2020 Season" - Our Town Sarasota

[NEWS] "National Black Theatre Festival Underscores Love Of Theater" - Bill Hirschman, Florida Theater On Stage

[RADIO] "Town Talk Tamp Bay, Oct. 21" - Sharon Preston-Folta, WSLR
Associate Managing Director Travis Ray was interviewed. Click on the link below, select "Town Talk Tampa Bay" from the first drop-down, and "Play" the show from October 21st 

[NEWS] "Honorees are passionate about the arts" - Jay Handelman, Sarasota Herald-Tribune

[NEWS] "Honorees are passionate about the arts" - Jay Handelman, Sarasota Herald-Tribune

[EVENTS] "Top arts events in the Sarasota area: Oct. 17-23" Sarasota Herald-Tribune

[EVENTS] "ARTbeat 10.17.2019" - Andrea Knies, Arts & Cultural Alliance

[EVENTS] "Religious events in the Sarasota community, beginning Oct. 12" - Sarasota Herald-Tribune
"The Gospel Experience" in downtown Sarasota is included

[EVENTS] "Religious events in the North Port/Venice communities, beginning Oct. 12" - Venice Herald-Tribune
"The Gospel Experience" in Venice is included

[TV] "Suncoast View" - WWSB ABC 7
Nate co-hosts, leads segment on highlights of 20th anniversary year

[NEWS] "Sarasota musicians come together for Key Chorale's 35th anniversary" - Niki Kottmann, Observer Group

[NEWS] "Westcoast Black Theatre Troupe Launches ‘Single Ticket Club’" - Sarasota Magazine

[NEWS] "WBTT Launches ‘Single Ticket Club’" - SCENE Magazine