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[NEWS] "STAGES OF THE NATION - South Atlantic: Resetting Expectations" - Madeline Powell, American Theatre Magazine
WBTT is lead theater featured in this article
https://www.americantheatre.org/2020/07/15/south-atlantic-resetting-expectations/

[NEWS] "Pivot, Not Panic" - Nicole Miskovic, Style Magazine / Sarasota Herald-Tribune
Article starts on page 28
https://sarasotaheraldtribune-fl.newsmemory.com/?special=Style&_ga=2.179303524.153471326.1593474159-1960166530.1591017792

[NEWS] "Westcoast Black Theatre Troupe Names New Board Chair, Trustees" - Tempo News
https://temponewsflorida.com/westcoast-black-theatre-troupe-names-new-board-chair-trustees/

[NEWS] "Westcoast Black Theatre Troupe to Receive $50,000 From National Endowment for the Arts to Counteract COVID-19 Impact" - SCENE Magazine
http://www.scenesarasota.com/magazine/westcoast-black-theatre-troupe-to-receive-50000-from-national-endowment-for-the-arts-to-counteract-covid-19-impact/

[NEWS] "WBTT approved by NEA for CARES Act funding" - Community, Sarasota Herald-Tribune
https://www.heraldtribune.com/news/20200720/wbtt-approved-by-nea-for-cares-act-funding

[NEWS] "Westcoast Black Theatre Troupe approved by NEA for CARES Act funding" - SRQ Magazine
https://www.srqmagazine.com/srq-daily/2020-07-07/14230_Westcoast-Black-Theatre-Troupe-Approved-by-NEA-for-CARES-Act-Funding

[NEWS] "Westcoast Black Theatre Troupe approved by NEA for CARES Act funding" - Broadway World Sarasota
https://www.broadwayworld.com/sarasota/article/Westcoast-Black-Theatre-Troupe-Approved-By-NEA-For-CARES-Act-Funding-20200706

[NEWS] "Westcoast Black Theatre Troupe approved by NEA for CARES Act funding" - Sarasota Patch
https://patch.com/florida/sarasota/wbtt-approved-nea-cares-act-funding

[NEWS] "Westcoast Black Theatre Troupe approved by NEA for CARES Act funding" - Tampa Bay Newswire
https://www.tampabaynewswire.com/2020/07/06/wbtt-approved-by-nea-for-cares-act-funding-87560

[NEWS] "Westcoast Black Theatre Troupe makes a change in 2020-2021 season schedule" - Tempo News
https://temponews.suncoastpress.com/scp/tnw-071620/flipbook/0/

[NEWS] "Westcoast Black Theatre Troupe Receives Grant From Gulf Coast Community Foundation" - Broadway World Sarasota
https://www.broadwayworld.com/sarasota/article/Westcoast-Black-Theatre-Troupe-Receives-Grant-From-Gulf-Coast-Community-Foundation-20200710

[NEWS] "WBTT Receives Grant from Gulf Coast Community Foundation" - SRQ Daily
https://www.srqmagazine.com/srq-daily/2020-07-15/14329_WBTT-Receives-Grant-from-Gulf-Coast-Community-Foundation

[NEWS] "WBTT receives grant from Gulf Coast Community Foundation" - Tampa Bay Newswire
https://www.tampabaynewswire.com/2020/07/12/wbtt-receives-grant-from-gulf-coast-community-foundation-2-87721