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] "WestcoastBlack Theatre Troupe Expands Its Scholarship Program" - Broadway World Sarasota

[NEWS] "Westcoast Black Theatre Troupe expands scholarship program" - Tampa Bay Newswire

[NEWS] "WBTT to Present April Fools Fête Virtually" - SCENE Magazine

[NEWS] "Best of Sarasota: Editors' Picks" - Sarasota Magazine
WBTT is recognized for "Best New Look for a Theater" (about halfway down)

[NEWS] "Readers’ Choice: Best Arts & Entertainment" - Sarasota Magazine
WBTT recognized as one of the "Best Performing Arts Groups"

[EVENTS] "Sarasota-Manatee arts scene is busy May 21-27" - Jay Handelman, Sarasota Herald-Tribune
April Fools Fete and "Rockin' Down Fairytale Lane" are included

[EVENTS] "TOP PICKS FOR ONLINE EVENTS - May 21" - Naples Florida Weekly
April Fools Fete is included

April Fools Fete is included

[NEWS] "Westcoast Troupe streams musical and fundraising event" - Jay Handelman, Sarasota Herald-Tribune

[NEWS] "WBTT to present spring fundraiser April Fools Fête virtually" - Broadway World Sarasota

[NEWS] "Westcoast Black Theatre Troupe receives emergency Arts Appreciation Grant" - SRQ Magazine Daily

[NEWS] "WBTT Receives Emergency Arts Appreciation Grant From Gulf Coast Community Foundation" - Broadway World Sarasota

[NEWS] "Coronavirus Florida: Gulf Coast grants $474,000 to arts groups hit by pandemic" - Matthew Sauer, Sarasota Herald-Tribune

[NEWS] "Foundation Grants $470,000 to Arts Groups in Response to Pandemic" - SCENE Magazine