Act 1 Much ado about nothing

Updated: 5/19/2020
Act 1 Much ado about nothing

Storyboard Text

  • leanatos house
  • I'm so love sick I dont know how to ask her to marry me
  • Do you want me to disguise as you at the ball ?
  • Did you know that Don Pedro loves Hero and they plan to marry?
  • In the Italian town of Messina, Leonato welcomes home some soldiers, Benedick, Claudio and Don Pedro, returning from the war. When they arrive at Leonato's house in Messina, Beatrice meets them and she and Benedick wittily banter back and forth. They appear to have known each other previously.
  • I want Benedict & Beatrice to fall in love
  • Claudio falls in love with Hero, as both her looks and her nature appeal to him. Don Pedro offers to disguise himself as Claudio at a ball that evening to win Hero's hand for his friend.
  • We need to trick Claudio
  • Borachio overhears Claudio's saying he is in love with Hero and reports back to Don John. Don John plots to deceive Claudio by telling Cladio that Don Pedro loves Hero and they are gping to marry.
  • I think i might love her too!
  • Did you know Beatrice is in love with Benedict
  • The rumour is stopped and the matchmaking plan for Hero and Claudio is a success. Leonato sets their wedding date for one week's time. Don Pedro has an idea to make Beatrice and Benedick fall in love as well.
  • The matchmaking plan for Hero and Claudio is a Meanwhile Borachio and Don John devise a plan to trick Claudio. They will persuade Margaret to pretend she is Hero and invite Claudio to witness her expressing her love for someone else.
  • Lenato, Don Pedro and Claudio arrive in the orchard. Beatrice is also tricked by overhearing a conversation between Hero and Ursula about Benedict's love for her. She admits to herself that she is in love with him.