Westcoast Black Troupe Theater rolls out new season


SARASOTA- The Westcoast Black Theater Troupe is rolling out their 2017-2018 season.
The troupe is traveling back in time this season with the civil rights play “The Mountaintop.”
The production revolves around Dr. Martin Luther King JR’s legacy.
The play runs from January 10 through February 18, and is centered around the 50th anniversary of his assassination.
But before that hits the stage…
The creator of the Broadway hit “Hamilton” brings his first Tony-Award winning play “In The Heights” to the Suncoast.
The theater’s executive director Julie Leach says the plays spread the message of change and diversity.
Other plays coming to the WCBTT in Sarasota include a “Motown Christmas”, Soul Man” and “Lady Day at Emerson’s Bar and Grille.”
Single tickets go on sale in August http://westcoastblacktheatre.org/.

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Lynden Blake is an Auburn University graduate with a degree in journalism. As an aspiring sportscaster she has worked in many media outlets. She’s currently a news and sports reporter for Suncoast News Network in Sarasota, Florida. Previously she interned for Fox Sports Florida where she worked with the production team during Tampa Bay Rays games and freelanced for www.foxsports.com covering the Miami Heat during the 2015 NBA Summer League. She shadowed at WRBL News 3 in Columbus, Ga. her last semester in Auburn. Previously, she was a staff writer for Tallapoosa Publishers Inc. and did many television and radio gigs for Sportz Blitz and AHSAA Radio Network. As a Tigerette at Auburn she hosted the nation’s top football prospects on game-day visits and official visits during the off season. She has always had passion for sports as she was a three-sport athlete in high school playing softball and basketball and cheering for Benjamin Russell High School.