Romeo & Juliet Act 1
Updated: 2/11/2020
Romeo & Juliet Act 1

Storyboard Description

Act 1, scene 1 to 5

Storyboard Text

  • Prologue
  • Act 1-Scene 1
  • Act 1-Scene 2
  • In Verona, Italy, there are two influential families. The Montagues and the Capulets and both hate each other. This is the story of how the two children of the families fell in love and died tragically.
  • Act 1-Scene 3
  • Two Capulet servicemen come across some Montagues. This causes a fight that results in the prince having to intervene. The prince warns them that if they continue their fights, both will be executed.
  • Act 1-Scene 4
  • Benvolio stays after the fight to speak with Romeo. Romeo talks about an unrequited love. They continue talking about love.
  • Act 1-Scene 5
  • County Paris goes to the Capulet residence. They talk about a marriage proposal with Juliet. The nurse and lady Capulet discuss this possibility.
  • A Capulet serviceman struggles with a task, so he unknowingly asks for Romeo’s help. This allows Romeo to see where the one he loved was going to be. A party. Benvolio and Mercutio convince Romeo to go.
  • They arrive at the party. In here they discover Romeo’s identity, but ignore him nonetheless. He meets and falls in love with Juliet. Then he discovers the truth.