Sweet Tea Shakespeare Performance of “Antony and Cleopatra,”

Betrayal! Villainy! Poisonous snakes! Also, a love story!

Community theater troupe brings Shakespearean tragedy to the local stage

Sweet Tea Shakespeare invites local community members to the world of ancient Egypt and Rome with its performance of “Antony and Cleopatra,” running on select weekends in January 2017 at Holy Trinity Episcopal Church in Fayetteville.

The play, one of Shakespeare’s well-known tragedies based on historical events, is the third production in the 2016-2017 Sweet Tea Shakespeare season. The event features a musical pre-show by the Sweet Tea band, the Worshipful Company of Spectacle Makers.

Food, beer, and wine are available for purchase onsite from our partners, Blackstone Smokehouse and Dirtbag Ales. 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.

This season marks the fifth anniversary of Sweet Tea Shakespeare bringing great classic theater to Fayetteville and the surrounding communities. Sweet Tea Shakespeare imagines, enacts, and embraces theater in the spirit of Shakespeare and early modern performance.

Members of the media who wish to attend a special sneak preview dress rehearsal performance should contact Jeremy Fiebig at (910) 420-4383 or email: info@sweetteashakespeare.com.