What’s On

Sweet Tea Shakespeare 2016-2017 Season

Presented with support from the Arts Council of Fayetteville/Cumberland County, the Museum of the Cape Fear Historical Complex, Holy Trinity Episcopal Church, Cumberland Community Foundation, and Fayetteville State University.

 

Othello

by William Shakespeare

June 1-4 ; 11; 15-18 2017

6:45pm What You Will preshow; 7:30pm show

1897 Poe House

206 Bradford Avenue

Fayetteville

 

Divided by color and creed, Othello and Desdemona seem to have the perfect love. Iago, fueled by jealousy and hate, sets a plan in motion to separate them for good. Desire, deception, and vengeance lead to the ultimate betrayal. Be careful who you trust.

 

Tickets $15 general admission; $13 seniors and military; $8 students

 

Cymbeline

by William Shakespeare

Directed by Ruth Nelson

July 6-9 & 13-16, 2017

6:45pm What You Will preshow; 7:30pm show

1897 Poe House

206 Bradford Avenue

Fayetteville

 

Cymbeline wants a proper heir.  Imogen wants true love.  The Queen wants it all to herself.  Mistaken identity, sleeping potions, deceit, murder plots, and some unexpected resurrections make this show a magical experience.

 

Tickets $15 general admission; $13 seniors and military; $8 students

Sweet Tea Shakespeare 2016-2017 Season

King Lear

By William Shakespeare

Presented by Sweet Tea Shakespeare & Honest Pint Theatre Company

September 8-9 at 7:30pm; September 10 at 2pm

September 15-16 at 7:30pm; September 17 at 2pm

September 22-23 at 7:30pm; September 24 at 2pm

Leggett Theatre, William Peace University, Raleigh

What You Will Preshow 45 minutes prior to curtain

Tickets $20

September 28-30 at 7:30pm

Seabrook Auditorium, Fayetteville State University, Fayetteville

What You Will Preshow 45 minutes prior to curtain

Tickets $15/$13/$8

Strictly Limited Seating

 

MidsummerLIT

October-November, 2017

October 27 at 8pm – Fainting Goat

October 29 at 3pm – Dirtbag Ales

November 3 at 7:30pm – Cape Fear Botanical Garden

Various times and locations to be added

What You Will Preshow 45 minutes prior to curtain

Strictly Limited Seating

Admission varies by location

 

Behold

A Folk Christmas Cantata

December 7-9, 2017

7pm, Holy Trinity Episcopal Church, 1601 Raeford Road

Pay What You Will

 

Songs for a New World

A Musical by Jason Robert Brown

January-February, 2018

January 25-28, February 1-4 7:30pm

Holy Trinity Episcopal Church

What You Will Preshow 45 minutes prior to curtain

Tickets $15/$13/$8

Strictly Limited Seating

 

Jane Eyre

Honey Series

By Charlotte Bronte; new adaptation by Jessica Osnoe

April 26-29 and May 3-6 at 7:30pm

1897 Poe House at the Museum of the Cape Fear Historical Complex

What You Will Preshow 45 minutes prior to curtain

Tickets $15/$13/$8

 

The Tempest & Pericles in repertory

By William Shakespeare, George Wilkins, and John Fletcher

June 7-17, 2018, at 7:30pm

1897 Poe House at the Museum of the Cape Fear Historical Complex

What You Will Preshow 45 minutes prior to curtain

Tickets $15/$13/$8

Additional dates to be added

 

Tickets & Information

$15 general admission

$13 senior citizens/military

$8 students and children 6-12 yrs.

Free under 5 years.

You may RESERVE tickets online and pay via cash or credit card on site.

We offer group rates.

Contact audience@sweetteashakespeare.com for details or call (910) 420-4383.

To reserve tickets, visit sweetteashakespeare.com/tickets

“What You Will” is a 45 minute preshow of music, entertainment, and frivolities.

Bring Your Own Seating (Outdoor performances only)

Food, beer, and wine are available for purchase onsite from our partners. Alcohol sales benefit the Fayetteville Animal Protection Society. Outside food and drink are not permitted.

Changes due to inclement weather will be announced on our website and Facebook page.

About Sweet Tea Shakespeare

Sweet Tea Shakespeare, a project of Fayetteville State University, seeks to celebrate the wonder of Shakespeare, other classic plays, and new work in beautiful environments with family-style flare by providing simple, elemental, magical theatre experiences. Sweet Tea Shakespeare imagines, enacts, and embraces theatre in the spirit of Shakespeare and early modern performance by employing the ingenuity and drive behind Shakespeare’s own company.

About FSU’s Department of Performing and Fine Arts

The primary mission of the Department of Performing and Fine Arts at Fayetteville State University is to produce graduates in the performing and fine arts – music, dance, theater, visual arts – that will be leaders in and advocates of their respective fields.