two households, both alike in dignity, in fair Verona where our story begins
act 1 scene 3 - A room in Capulets mansion
a brawl on the streets of Verona between servants from the affluent Montague and Capulet households. While attempting to stop the fight, Benvolio is drawn into the fight by Tybalt, kinsman of the Capulets
act 1 scene 4 - a street outside Capulet's mansion
On another street of Verona, Capulet walks with Paris, a noble kinsman of the Prince. The two discuss Paris's desire to marry Capulet's daughter, Juliet.
act 1 scene 5 - The great hall in Capulet's mansion
At the Capulet house, Juliet's mother, Lady Capulet, comes in to tell her daughter about Paris's proposal.
Benvolio, and their friend Mercutio, all wearing masks, have gathered with a group of mask-wearing guests on their way to the Capulets' feast.
Capulet makes his rounds through groups of guests, joking with them and encouraging all to dance. From across the room, Romeo sees Juliet, and asks a servingman who she is