Power, Betrayal & Honor + Live Music
+ Sweet Tea Shakespeare’s Signature Feast for the Senses
When democracy is threatened, how far will the people go to protect it?
Just in time for election season, Sweet Tea Shakespeare presents William Shakespeare’s highly political piece, Julius Caesar. This is a Limited Run for 3 Performances only November 17-19 at Mercedes-Benz of Fayetteville.
William Shakespeare’s Julius Caesar explores the themes of power, betrayal, and honor. Amber James revisits this classic tale with a fresh lens, crafting a narrative that speaks to the modern audience while respecting the essence of the original script. Whether you are a Shakespeare aficionado or a newcomer, you will find yourself at the edge of your seat, immersed in the dynamic world of Julius Caesar.
Staged simply and designed for our fall school tour, these public performances run approximately 75 minutes, with time for fellowship and fun before and after the performances.
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Sweet Tea Shakespeare, known for its immersive theatre experiences, is excited to invite you to their upcoming production of “Julius Caesar.” This interpretation, brought to life by the adaptation and direction of Amber James, retains the genius of Shakespeare while bringing fresh and contemporary elements to the timeless tale.
Live music will play a pivotal role in the production, enhancing the emotional landscapes drawn in the play and offering a sensory feast that goes beyond mere storytelling. The production is proudly supported by a rich tapestry of community partnerships including The Arts Council of Fayetteville & Cumberland County, Arts Midwest, and the National Endowment for the Arts, illustrating the collaborative spirit of Fayetteville and the wider arts community.
This enthralling production finds its home at the sophisticated Mercedes Benz Showroom on Glensford Drive, brought to you in collaboration with Mercedes-Benz of Fayetteville, offering a modern and elegant backdrop to this classic play.
We invite everyone to join us on November 17th, 18th, and 19th for a production that promises not just a play but a rich, thoughtful, and invigorating experience that bridges the past and the present. It is more than a performance; it is an invitation to engage with a story that, centuries later, remains incredibly relevant to our world today.
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CONTENT NOTE GUIDE
This play contains:
* Staged Violence including stabbing, cutting, punching, kicking, eye-gouging, and death by self-afflicted means.
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$19: Military/Gold Star
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.
Call 910-420-4384 (available 1 hour prior to the performance until 30 minutes into the performance) or email email@example.com.
This production is sponsored by a grant from the Arts Council of Fayetteville & Cumberland County, with funding from the NC Arts Council, and the Arts Midwest/ National Endowment for the Arts’ Shakespeare in American Communities program.
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.