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Bring It On
Bring It On
5/9 - 5/19/2024


Bitingly relevant, sprinkled with sass, and inspired by the hit film, Bring It On The Musical takes audiences on a high-flying journey that is filled ...

Troubadour
Troubadour
4/3 - 5/19/2024


It’s 1951 in Nashville. Country music legend Billy Mason is on the eve of his retirement. Can his soft-spoken son, Joe, step into the spotlight ...

Clowns Like Me
Clowns Like Me
5/23 - 5/26/2024


In his deeply personal and universally resonant one-man show, seasoned actor and master storyteller Scott Ehrenpreis tells his humorous yet profound story of living with ...

I and You
I and You
5/24 - 5/26/2024


A published, two-person play at Fed’s Backyard Theater? Where the set mysteriously falls apart for every show? Now this I gotta see…   “I and ...

Mad Libs Live!


Mad Libs Live is energetic, original and fast-paced musical that captures the essence of the classic word game. Suitable for all ages!

Matilda Jr.
Matilda Jr.
5/31 - 6/2/2024


MATILDA JR. May 30-June 1 at 7pm June 2 at 2pm Experience the extraordinary magic of  Matilda The Musical,  a heartwarming and spellbinding journey into ...

My Year of Saying No
My Year of Saying No
6/5 - 6/8/2024


"My Year of Saying No" is a true story that delves into the journey of reclaiming one's voice. In a world that often demands compliance ...

The Flip Side
The Flip Side
2/7 - 6/16/2024


Life is strange, and the people around us are even stranger. Sardonic, ironic, and even histrionic, these witty tunes are full of moronic characters and ...

Coconut Cake
Coconut Cake
6/12 - 6/23/2024


This summer, Westcoast Black Theatre Troupe is thrilled to present "Coconut Cake," written by Melda Beaty. The comedy tells the story of four retirees who ...

Oak
Oak
5/31 - 6/30/2024


Oak is the gripping conclusion to Urbanite's 23-24 season.  Synopsis: It’s 7pm. Do you know where your children are? It’s snatching season, and town-wide curfew ...

The World Goes Round
The World Goes Round
6/5 - 6/30/2024


Five individuals find themselves navigating through the world, with its glories, indignities, hopes, and quiet dreams. Filled with humor, romance, drama and nonstop melody, it ...

Rhinestone Cowgirls
Rhinestone Cowgirls
5/21 - 7/28/2024


A journey through all things country music, celebrating its evolution from humble beginnings to the giants of the music industry today. Three powerhouse vocalists help ...

Ken Ludwig's Dear Jack, Dear Louise


When two strangers meet by letter during World War II, a love story begins. U.S. Army Captain Jack Ludwig, a military doctor stationed in Oregon, ...

The Outsider
The Outsider
7/24 - 8/18/2024


Ned Newley doesn’t even want to be governor. He’s terrified of public speaking, and his poll numbers are impressively bad. To his ever-supportive Chief of ...

The Music of Laurel Canyon
The Music of Laurel Canyon
6/18 - 8/25/2024


One of the most sacred musical places in the 60s and early 70s sits just above the Sunset Strip. Laurel Canyon became a nest of ...

The Four C Notes
The Four C Notes
8/6 - 10/13/2024


Four guys, vintage dance moves, and a trip down memory lane with the Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons catalog. Featuring all of your favorite ...

Soul Crooners Solid Gold Edition


Opening Westcoast Black Theatre Troupe's 2024-2025 theatre season is “Soul Crooners Solid Gold Edition.” (Created, adapted and directed by Nate Jacobs.) The “Soul Crooners” productions ...

A Motown Christmas
A Motown Christmas
11/27 - 1/5/2025


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 ...

Fences
Fences
1/15 - 2/23/2025


Westcoast Black Theatre Troupe's dramatic offering for the 2024-2025 season is “Fences,” written by renowned American playwright August Wilson. (WBTT Resident Director Chuck Smith will ...

Five Guys Named Moe
Five Guys Named Moe
3/5 - 4/6/2025


Westcoast Black Theatre Troupe presents “Five Guys Named Moe,” with book by Clarke Peters and lyrics and music by Louis Jordan and others. (Directed by Jim ...

Syncopated Avenue
Syncopated Avenue
4/16 - 5/25/2025


Closing Westcoast Black Theatre Troupe's 2024-2025 season is a brand-new world premiere musical, “Syncopated Avenue.” (Created, adapted and directed by WBTT Founder/Artistic Director Nate Jacobs.) ...



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Review: TWELVE ANGRY MEN at Asolo Repertory Theatre


by Shanti M. Kennedy - May 15, 2024

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by Shanti M. Kennedy - May 06, 2024

WestCoast Black Theatre Troupe revives one of their most popular original shows, Marvin Gaye: Prince of Soul. Created, adapted, and directed by WBTT’s founder, Nate Jacobs, Gaye’s story is told through the narration of his family and friends. Of course, peppered throughout is the enchanted music tha...

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by Shanti M. Kennedy - April 14, 2024

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by Jacob Ruscoe - March 29, 2024

Hamilton is one of those musicals that everyone should see at some point. Let’s face it, even non-musical theatre people know of and have most likely seen the production. The show has received heralded reviews at every turn. So it is no surprise that the Broadway touring version of Hamilton that gra...

Review: DIAL M FOR MURDER at Asolo Repertory Theatre


by Shanti M. Kennedy - April 14, 2024

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Review: THE WHITE CHIP at Florida Studio Theater


by Shanti M. Kennedy - March 25, 2024

Another Florida premiere brought to us in Florida Studio Theatre Bowne’s Lab, White Chip brings highly charged raw emotion to the stage. No stone is left unturned in the trials of our main character, Steven, and his journey from being a wild young party boy to a full-blown alcoholic and back to sobr...

Review: RUBY - A WORLD PREMIERE MASTERPIECE at Westcoast Black Theatre Troupe


by Jacob Ruscoe - March 10, 2024

Ruby is a masterpiece of musical theater that deserves all the praise it receives. The creative direction, sensational vocals, and chemistry between the cast members all contribute to making it a must-see production....

Review: LITTLE WOMEN, THE MUSICAL at Van Wezel


by Shanti M. Kennedy - March 11, 2024

What did our critic think of LITTLE WOMEN, THE MUSICAL at Van Wezel? Little Women, the Musical, based on Louisa May Alcott’s 1868 novel, focuses on the relationship of four sisters while their father is away serving in the Union Army during the Civil War. Loosely based on Alcott’s life, this beloved...

Review: INTIMATE APPAREL at Asolo Reperatory Theater


by Shanti M. Kennedy - March 08, 2024

Set in 1905, a young African-American woman travels to New York City to become an independent lady. Limited in ladies’ trades, Esther paves a grand way in life with her expert sewing and is able to navigate a wide world that New York has to offer. She falls into the confines of societal norms, i.e. ...

Review: Alanis Morissette's JAGGED LITTLE PILL Rocks Van Wezel Center


by Shanti M. Kennedy - March 01, 2024

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