Montague and Capulet servants clash in the street. The Prince threatens of greater punishment if another brawl should happen again.
Capulet walks with Paris, a noble kinsman of the Prince. The two discuss Paris’s desire to marry Capulet’s daughter, Juliet. Capulet is overjoyed, but also states that Juliet, not yet fourteen, is too young to get married.
Romeo is persuaded to attend a masked party at the Capulet household. Not knowing who she is, he falls in love with Juliet the moment he sees her. She also falls in love with him
Romeo hides from Benvolio that he is in love with Juliet.