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A Motown Christmas at Westcoast Black Theatre Troupe

Dates: (11/27/2024 - 1/5/2025 )

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Westcoast Black Theatre Troupe


1012 N Orange Ave, Sarasota, FL 34236
Sarasota,FL 34236

Phone: 9413661505

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During the holiday season, Westcoast Black Theatre Troupe presents its Christmas card to the community, the exuberant musical revue, “A Motown Christmas.” (Created, adapted and directed by Nate Jacobs.) Presented previously in 2015, 2017 and 2019, the show features some favorite traditional carols as well as many original Christmas songs written and recorded by Motown's most celebrated artists, such as The Jackson 5, The Supremes, The Temptations, Stevie Wonder, Smokey Robinson and Marvin Gaye. WBTT’s sizzling signature style makes this a most memorable Christmas treat that’s fun for the whole family! “A Motown Christmas” is not part of WBTT's season subscription.

News About A Motown Christmas at Westcoast Black Theatre Troupe

WBTT Will Host Second 2023-2024 Young Artist Program Showcase
WBTT Will Host Second 2023-2024 Young Artist Program Showcase
April 11, 2024

 Westcoast Black Theatre Troupe is presenting the eleventh year of its annual Young Artist Program, through which Troupe members can showcase their talents with self-produced, one-person shows.

Westcoast Black Theatre Troupe Reveals 25th Anniversary Season
Westcoast Black Theatre Troupe Reveals 25th Anniversary Season
February 13, 2024

Westcoast Black Theatre Troupe's 25th season will be a celebration of “25 Years of Black Heritage.” During its 2024-2025 theatre season, WBTT will offer fan favorites as well as a brand-new world premiere show. Learn more about the lineup here!

Westcoast Black Theatre Troupe Performs MOTHERLESS This Month
Westcoast Black Theatre Troupe Performs MOTHERLESS This Month
October 06, 2023

As part of its New Playwrights Series, Westcoast Black Theatre Troupe will present 'Motherless,' which was nominated for 'Best Production' at the New York Theatre Festival this past summer. Learn more about the production here!

WBTT Announces 2023-2024 Season During 'Hush! Hush! Party'
WBTT Announces 2023-2024 Season During 'Hush! Hush! Party'
March 07, 2023

Westcoast Black Theatre Troupe's 24th season will be a celebration of all things that are “Simply the Best!” In its 2023-2024 theatre season, WBTT will offer fan favorites as well as new pieces leaders hope will become favorites.

Christopher Eisenberg Returns to WBTT For Frank Sinatra Tribute Shows
Christopher Eisenberg Returns to WBTT For Frank Sinatra Tribute Shows
March 02, 2023

Westcoast Black Theatre Troupe will welcome back to its stage one of its most successful and popular young artists for a two-night engagement. Christopher Eisenberg, who started working with WBTT Founder/Artistic Director Nate Jacobs at the age of 8 and has gone on to be signed to major label deals, will present “Frank & Me” at WBTT on March 26 and 27, 2023 at 7:30 p.m.

WBTT's Young Artist Program To Feature Derric Gobourne Jr., May 16
WBTT's Young Artist Program To Feature Derric Gobourne Jr., May 16
April 28, 2022

Westcoast Black Theatre Troupe will present the ninth year of its annual Young Artist Program, through which Troupe members are able to showcase their talents with self-produced, one-person shows. WBTT's first Young Artist showcase of the 2021-2022 season features singer/dancer/actor Derric Gobourne Jr. in a presentation titled “SH!NE.” The showcase will take place Monday, May 16 at 7:30 p.m.

Westcoast Black Theatre Troupe Announces 2022-2023 Season
Westcoast Black Theatre Troupe Announces 2022-2023 Season
March 22, 2022

In its 23rd season, Westcoast Black Theatre Troupe will explore the struggles and triumphs of people who sought to realize their own version of the American Dream. Whether their dreams came true or were deferred, their stories make for compelling, can't-miss shows on the WBTT stage.

WBTT's Young Artist Program Opens Season With Derric Gobourne Jr.
WBTT's Young Artist Program Opens Season With Derric Gobourne Jr.
February 25, 2020

Westcoast Black Theatre Troupe (WBTT) is pleased to present the seventh year of its annual Young Artist Program, through which Troupe members are able to showcase their talents with self-produced, one-person shows. The first Young Artist showcases of the 2019-2020 season, featuring popular WBTT artist Derric Gobourne Jr., take place Sunday, March 15 (this show is sold out) and Monday, March 16 at 7:30 p.m.

Westcoast Black Theatre Troupe Frequently Asked Questions FAQ

Westcoast Black Theatre Troupe is at 1012 N Orange Ave, Sarasota, FL 34236, Sarasota, FL.

Westcoast Black Theatre Troupe (WBTT) was founded in December 1999 as a not-for-profit 501(c)(3) organization. Our mission is to produce professional theatre that promotes and celebrates African American history and experience, engages a broad base of patrons and audiences, supports the development of a dynamic group of aspiring artists and builds self-esteem in youth of color. Tax-deductible gifts from generous individuals, businesses, and foundations underwrite WBTT's annual operating budget. Your support helps to keep tickets affordable as well as provides funds to mentor new local talent and to develop high-quality productions. In addition, your gifts allow us to offer theater experiences to an underserved population. If you believe in the purpose of our mission, then we hope you will support us financially to ensure our mission is achieved.

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