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April 18 : 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
An event every week that begins at 2:00pm on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until May 26, 2018
An event every week that begins at 8:00pm on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until May 26, 2018
In the 1960s, America was an uneasy place: the battle for civil rights was ongoing, international tensions were at an all-time high, and the country lost President John F. Kennedy and Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. to assassins’ bullets. The popular music of the time incorporated emotions and concepts tied to the decade’s social upheaval while offering a hopeful look at better, more peaceful days to come. In the upcoming Westcoast Black Theatre Troupe production of Soul Man, audiences will hear some of the most recognizable tunes of the ‘60s, made popular by artists including Sam Cooke, Jackie Wilson, Sam & Dave, James Brown, Otis Redding, The Temptations, Solomon Burke, Ray Charles, and more. The show runs April 18 – May 26, 2018. Performances take place at the WBTT theater (1646 10th Way, Sarasota) at 8 p.m. Tuesdays through Saturdays, with 2 p.m. matinees on Saturdays and Sundays. Tickets are $42/adults, $20/students and active military (with valid ID). Call the Box Office (941-366-1505) or go to westcoastblacktheatre.org.