SARASOTA (WWSB) - A local theater in Sarasota is scheduled to make more major renovations to its building.
The Westcoast Black Theatre Troupe held a groundbreaking ceremony at 11 a.m. Tuesday for Phase II of renovations.
Phase I included renovations to the Historic Binz Building that was built in the 1920s.
Phase II of renovations started earlier in the month. Once the renovations are complete, there will be a larger stage, 200 theater seats, additional bathrooms, along with new lighting and sound systems.
The group raised more than seven million dollars through a “Heart and Soul” capital campaign. Donation information can be found here.
Renovations are planned to be completed by January of 2020.