The Fayetteville Dinner Theatre has returned to Fayetteville and Cumberland County after a 35-year hiatus. Formerly known as the Bordeaux Dinner Theatre the new FDT has been resurrected by local businessman, newspaper publisher and entrepreneur Bill Bowman and is being herald as “Fayetteville’s newest and most unique theater experience.” Defined, this means a full evening of fun and entertainment that includes much, much more than great theater performed by talented professional actors. Each FDT experience begins a with a “Meet & Greet” reception and wine-tasting hosted by Gates Four County Club with all proceeds donated to Cumberland County education through the Kidsville News Literacy and Education Foundation (501c3) that provides reading and educational resources for local children and teachers. Each evening performance includes a welcome reception, full service bar, three-course duel-entrée dinner created and served by the talented staff at Gates Four Country Club while guests relax and enjoy preshow entertainment. There are always plenty of prizes and surprises including a post-show meet-and-greet with the actors.
“With an awesome show, talented actors, a preshow reception, a great dinner, door prizes, entertainment all culminating with a post-show meet-and-greet we strive to provide ‘a very unique dinner theatre experience’” said FDT producer Bill Bowman. “It’s all about providing local theatre audiences what they pay for. Awesome entertainment at a great value. No longer do Fayetteville audiences need to go out of town to Raleigh and Greensboro for a good dinner theater experience. This is what we want to provide them.”
Tickets range from $75/$85 per person with special discounts for Seniors 65+ and active duty military. Group discounts are also available. To learn more about the Fayetteville Dinner Theatre, make reservations or check show dates and times visit www.fayettevilledinnertheatre.com , all social media formats or call (910) 391-3859.
About Gates Four Country Club
Home of the Fayetteville Dinner Theatre. Gates Four Country Club is a must see residential and golfing community beautifully located between Hope Mills and Fayetteville. It hosts a challenging 18-hole championship golf course that includes both new bent-grass greens and renovated bunkers. Everyone who visits GFCC takes delight in the fairways lined with tall beautiful pine trees. No doubt GFCC is quickly becoming renowned in the Fayetteville/Cumberland County area as one of the premier golfing and residential communities. Not only does it have a championship golf course but a beautiful 30,000 square foot clubhouse with a spacious ballroom, first class restaurant, casual dining at JP’s Bar and Grill, two new USTA tennis courts, a beautiful 3,600 square foot outdoor pavilion that seats 250, 10-acre Rockfish Park with walking and fitness trails, play and picnic area with an Olympic size swimming pool. All of these exceptional amenities making it the perfect venue to host the Fayetteville Dinner Theatre. For more information about this wonderful community go to www.gatesfour.com
About the Sweet Tea Shakespeare Company
Sweet Tea Shakespeare is wonderfully unique theatre celebrating the wonder of language, story, and stagecraft by engaging a diverse community with accessible, imaginative, magical theatre, inspired by Shakespeare and the early modern spirit, heightened by music, presence, familiarity, and fellowship. The Sweet Tea Shakespeare company imagines, enacts, and embraces theatre in the spirit of Shakespeare and early modern performance as it seeks to employ the ingenuity and drive behind William Shakespeare’s own company in all its endeavors. The company’s LITSeries (as in HamLIT)means great theatre plus loads of fun and merriment. LIT performances is STS’s irreverent series that serves up Shakespeare….over drinks. A hybrid for sure: part Bard, part improv, part music, and lots of audience interaction, LIT is a raucous celebration presented at quality dinner theaters, local breweries and pubs. “We’ll drink too that!” For more information about the Sweet Tea Shakespeare Company go to: http://www.sweetteashakespeare.com