WBTT's Young Artist Program: Leon S. Pitts II

$25/general admission, 100/sponsor preferred seating

Westcoast Black Theatre Troupe (WBTT) is pleased to continue the fifth year of its annual Young Artist Program, through which Troupe members are able to showcase their talents with one-night, one-person shows. The second Young Artist performance of the season, “Show Man of Heart & Soul,” features popular WBTT artist Leon S. Pitts II and takes place Sunday, March 11 at 8:00 p.m. Pitts will bring his passion to the stage, singing songs that have touched the hearts and souls of generations by such artists as Marvin Gaye, Otis Redding, Al Green and Luther Vandross. Pitts is a founding member of WBTT. He made his debut in Purlie and has performed in a number of the Troupe's productions over the years, including The Wiz, A Motown Christmas, Ain’t Misbehavin, Hot Mikado, Love Sung in the Key of Aretha, and The Fabulous 5. He is a member of the popular WBTT group, Soul Crooners, and performs at numerous regional and local events; in previous years, the group has toured Germany and performed at the National Black Theatre Festival. Young Artist Program shows take place at the WBTT theater, located at 1646 10th Way in Sarasota. Call the box office at (941) 366-1505 or purchase tickets online at



  • Occurred Sunday, March 11th, 2018 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm