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Passions, Fears & Dreams + Appalachian Melodies
+ Sweet Tea Shakespeare’s Signature Storytelling

Sweet Tea Shakespeare beckons you to a world where the rugged beauty of the Appalachian Mountains meets the tender stirrings of Shakespearean romance.

“Blue Ridge Juliet” weaves the poignant tale of Shakespeare’s star-crossed lovers with the evocative melodies of the Appalachians, painting Juliet’s passions, fears, and dreams in haunting vocals and the emotive strains of age-old instruments. This isn’t merely a retelling—it’s a reimagining, a heartfelt tribute to love’s timeless allure and the rich tapestry of the Blue Ridge culture.

At Sweet Tea Shakespeare, we cherish the bond between our performers and our audience. In “Blue Ridge Juliet,” expect to be more than just a spectator. Engage, interact, and become an essential thread in this woven narrative of love, tragedy, and music. With each scene, feel the essence of the mountains envelop you, drawing you deeper into a sanctuary of emotion, culture, and shared experiences.

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Presenting “Blue Ridge Juliet” at Methodist University’s Huff Concert Hall, we offer more than just a night at the theater—it’s a journey, an odyssey into the musical heartbeat and storytelling soul of the Blue Ridge.

From the moment you step into our space, adorned with twinkling string lights that recreate the mystique of a mountainous night sky, the preshow entertainment and live melodies beckon you closer, inviting you into a realm where every note tells a story.

Join us over two weekends from February 23 to March 3, 2024, at Methodist University’s Huff Hall. Let the stories of the Blue Ridge spirit captivate your heart, and be prepared for a night where memories are forged in the embrace of love’s sweetest song and the whispering lullabies of the Appalachians.



* Language
* Prop Weapons
* Staged Fighting
* Murder & Death

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$22: Adult
$20: Seniors
$19: Military/Gold Star
$10: Students


This venue is accessible, with handicap parking, and standard width doors for entry. Restrooms are available. Audience seating is on folding chairs; cushions are available for rent (free for Patreon Members). You’re welcome to bring your own cushions.

Contact Information

Call 910-420-4384 (available 1 hour prior to the performance until 30 minutes into the performance) or email


This production is sponsored by a grant from the Arts Council of Fayetteville & Cumberland County, with funding from the NC Arts Council.

Additional support provided by The Capitol Encore Academy.


Sweet Tea Shakespeare gathers diverse communities around a common table to delight in the magic of story, song, and stagecraft.

Events in Fayetteville NC | Blue Ridge Juliet | Fayetteville NC | Live Theatre Fayetteville NC | 2024 Sweet Tea Shakespeare
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Sweet Tea Shakespeare is a theatre & music company based in Fayetteville NC. We also do Shakespeare in Raleigh NC, Shakespeare in Sanford NC, Shakespeare in Elizabethtown NC. We do occasional musical theatre. We do school performances. We have a drunk Shakespeare series called LIT. We have a young company called Green Tea.