Sweet Tea Shakespeare is an 501(c)3 charitable organization. Your end of year gifts help us plan for an ambitious 2022 as we return to full-time, in-person production, digital streaming, educational offerings, and more.

We have four exceptionally rewarding ways to give to Sweet Tea Shakespeare.

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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.





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.

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Stir up digital Gift Cards Today & Share Joy all season long


Our beloved Christmas event returns in person to Fayetteville.

Tickets are Pay What You Can starting at $10.

Bringing together the energy and music of Sweet Tea’s pre-show, Behold leaves audiences soaring with a heartfelt holiday celebration.

Behold is hosted by Holy Trinity Episcopal Church in Fayetteville and performs at 7pm, on December 2-4, & 9-11.

Entering its 10th Anniversary year, Sweet Tea Shakespeare has built its reputation on presenting plays unconventionally, with a live radio show-style concert before the play starts, live music throughout the show, and simple, elemental, interactive staging. The concert has become one of Fayetteville’s best-kept secrets that sends hearts soaring into the holiday season. Based on music from Andrew Peterson’s Behold the Lamb of God, the Oh Hellos, and a variety of other artists, Behold leans heavily on the Gospel and folk traditions with a full band.

The event will offer holiday treats for purchase, including beer, wine, light snacks, and more.

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Richard II & Henry IV, Part One. Raleigh and streaming in January.

Shakespeare’s lyrical wonder, Richard II, follows a king on the cusp of civil war. His usurper’s story continues in Henry IV, Part One, where we meet Prince Hal (later Henry V) and Sir John Falstaff.

Our shows feature pre-show musical entertainment, snacks, audience interaction, and more. Join us for an event. Join us for an epic.

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Celebrate whatever you celebrate with some Sweet Tea swag.

We have a ton of sweet swag. Check out some of our Shakespeare stuff below or click on over to our Store Page.

  • Sweet Tea Shakespeare Jar Unisex zip hoodie

  • Get Your Bottom to Sweet Tea Shakespeare. Bubble-free stickers

  • Get your Bottom to Sweet Tea Shakespeare. Short-Sleeve Unisex T-Shirt

  • Behold (a mug)

  • Romeo & Juliet Mug

  • Sweet Tea Shakespeare Scrunchie