Who We Are: Sweet Tea Shakespeare

Mission Statement:

Sweet Tea Shakespeare seeks to celebrate the wonder of Shakespeare and other classic stories by providing simple, elemental, magical theatre experiences in an atmosphere of beauty and fellowship.

Who We Are

Sweet Tea Shakespeare imagines, enacts, and embraces theatre in the spirit of Shakespeare and early modern performance as it seeks to employ the ingenuity and drive behind Shakespeare’s own company through productions, music, artist development, and community engagement.


Sweet Tea Shakespeare seeks to kindle inspiration among its audiences and artists, enabling and empowering them to find “home” in the language, stagecraft, and common work of Shakespeare and classical theatre production in Fayetteville, the region, and beyond.

More About Us

Sweet Tea Shakespeare is a theatre company in Fayetteville, North Carolina, featuring indoor and outdoor seasonal performances. Before each show, we have fantastic What You Will preshow entertainment, and great food, beer, and wine for purchase.

Join our house band, the Worshipful Company of Spectacle Makers, our Sugars fan club, volunteer, or audition. We serve up great classic theatre at least 30 nights a year in Fayetteville and the wider region.

Become part of the Sweet Tea Shakespeare family by attending a performance, becoming a member of the Sugars, auditioning to be a part of our shows or a member of WoCo, or contact us to serve in a range of behind the scenes roles.

Sweet Tea Shakespeare offers a mainstage season throughout the year, including outdoor performances during the summer, as well as our Honey series for women and our Lit project, which features irreverent looks at Shakespeare (over drinks).