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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August 7, 2023 "WBTT and GBM Present ‘Center Stage Live! featuring the Bolds Brothers’" - SCENE Magazine

August 2, 2023 "Westcoast Black Theatre Troupe and Greatness Beyond Measure Present CENTER STAGE LIVE!" - Broadway World Sarasota

July 20, 2023 "Sarasota County arts groups get major tourist tax funding boost" - Jay Handelman, Sarasota Herald-Tribune

July 14, 2023 "WBTT's Stage of Discovery Student Show" - Dylan Campbell, SRQ Magazine

July 12, 2023 "Westcoast Black Theatre Troupe celebrates inaugural Juneteenth Arts Festival" - Sarasota Herald-Tribune

July 8, 2023 "Tickets On Sale Now for WBTT’s ‘Stage of Discovery’ Student Show" - SCENE Magazine

July 7, 2023 "Suncoast View - Linda Carson's birthday video" - WWSB ABC7, Suncoast View

June 27, 2023 "WBTT presents inaugural Juneteenth Arts Festival" - Tampa Bay Newswire

June 19, 2023 "Nate Jacobs and daughter, Naari, performing together at McCurdy's Music Mondays" - WWSB ABC7 Suncoast View

June 18, 2023 "The Westcoast Black Theatre Troupe’s inaugural Juneteenth Festival" - WWSB ABC7

June 16, 2023 "Celebrating black culture at WBTT's Juneteenth Art Festival" - Suncoast View, WWSB ABC7

June 16, 2023 "WBTT Launches First Annual Juneteenth Arts Festival" - Phil Lederer, SRQ Magazine

June 12, 2023 "WBTT to host inaugural Juneteenth Arts Festival" - Monica Roman Gagnier, Observer Group

June 7, 2023 "WBTT to Present Juneteenth Arts Festival" - Gina Liga, SCENE Magazine

May 8, 2023 "Honoring Aretha Franklin with the 'Queen of Soul' show at the Van Wezel" - Suncoast View, ABC7