Marvin Gaye: April 17 - May 6, 2024

Marvin Gaye: Prince of Soul

APRIL 17 - MAY 26, 2024

Sheldon Rhoden, one of Sarasota's favorite WBTT troupe members, reprises the role of Marvin Gaye in the most-requested WBTT show. This original musical begins in the 1950s at the start of Gaye's career with Motown and follows its twists and turns until his untimely death in the mid-1980s. A gifted and innovative talent, Gaye blazed the trail for the continued evolution of popular Black music.

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Coconut Cake: June 12-23, 2024

Coconut Cake

June 12 – 23, 2024

This comedy tells the story of four retirees who spend their days debating the mysteries of life over coffee and games of chess at a local McDonald’s. But when a mysterious woman moves to town, tempting Eddie Lee and his chess buddies to indulge in her melt-in-your-mouth coconut cake and medicine cabinet secrets, their lives are changed forever.

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Juneteenth Arts Festival

JUNE 16, 2024

Celebrate Juneteenth with WBTT!
Join us for the second annual Juneteenth Arts Festival! Featuring local organizations, food vendors, performances, and filmmakers to collaborate in a communal sharing of art and culture!

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Soul Sensations: June 28-29, 2024

Soul Sensations

JUNE 28 – 29, 2024

“A Night to Remember,” is a special concert presented by the Soul Sensations and their friends with proceeds from these performances directly benefitting WBTT. Featuring singers Mark Dortch, Ywada Pitts, Dr. Randall Morgan, Dana Merriweather, Raleigh Mosely II and a live band led by Music Director E.J. Porter, the show will present the best of the Golden Age of Rhythm and Blues.

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