No matter where you are in your life journey, no matter what’s brought you to us, no matter your background, you’re welcome at Sweet Tea Shakespeare. Shakespeare lover v. Shakes”Fear” loather, military/civilian, pro/amateur, republican/democrat, straight/gay, thanks/no thanks, rich/struggling, straight-laced/tattoos and piercings, perfectionist/playful, drinker/tea-totaller, wizened adult/hopeful kiddo — know that you are entirely welcome in our inclusive community. We believe everyone has something to contribute, and everyone has a need to recover together our shared humanity.
Together, we are creating a community that is compelling for artists and audiences of all ages. Whether it’s your first time here or you’re a longtime favorite, we want to make sure you feel the hallmark hospitality of Sweet Tea Shakespeare from the second you set foot in one of our many spaces. We value authenticity, kindness, connection, warmth, and belonging.
If you’re interested in plugging in to Sweet Tea Shakespeare, please connect with us using our volunteer/Company Member form below, joining us for auditions, contributing your musical talents, signing up to be a Patreon Member, joining our hardworking Board of Directors, signing up for our Green Tea youth apprentice company, or applying to be a contractor, staff member, or partner. Or just reach out to us via email.
BECOME A MEMBER
Sweet Tea Shakespeare uses the power of its membership communities to engage audiences in all walks of life. Membership benefits include exclusive Sweet Tea swag; season tickets; youth company tuition; members-only events; exclusive and member-first opportunities; and unlimited access to our streaming content.
Make your own magic using our creative community studio.
We provide space and equipment for a community digital studio for podcasting, voice work, live sound and music recording, online streaming, film editing, & related creative efforts. The community studio is accessible to artists in the community on a sliding scale, meaning you can pay based on what you can afford, and includes no-cost options in exchange for volunteer support of the studio and local arts organizations.
Plus, we rent costumes, props, lighting, sound equipment, and even our hallmark playhouse. Join the party and make your party great.Learn MoreLearn More
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Theatre Where You Belong
CLASSIC STORIES. CONTEMPORARY VIBE.
Sweet Tea Shakespeare is a theatre and music company and community based in Fayetteville, Raleigh, our wider North Carolina region, and online.
We strive to create simple, elemental, magical performances and to share delight in the wonder of story, song, and stagecraft.
A THEATRE COMPANY.
A CREATIVE COMMUNITY.
AN EXPERIENCE FOR YOUR SPIRIT.
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