The Montague and Capulet families fight. The Prince issues a final warning, if there is any more fighting Lord Capulet and Lord Montague will be executed.
Romeo, a Montague, sneaks into the Capulet's ball and meets Juliet. They fall in love so later that night Romeo goes to see Juliet on her balcony.
Romeo asks Friar Lawrence to marry him and Juliet. and he agrees.
Mercutio (a close friend of Romeos) and Tybalt (Capulet) get into a fight. Tybalt kills Mercutio just as he was prompting Romeo to kill Tybalt. Romeo kills Tybalt and gets banished for doing so.
Friar Lawrence and Juliet come up with a plan. Juliet will take a poison which will make her seem dead, then she can go and live with Romeo. Friar Lawrence will sent a message to Romeo explaining his plan, however Romeo never got the message.
The next day the nurse goes into Juliets room and finds her "dead" She tells Romeo the news. Romeo goes to Juliets tomb and kills himself. Then Juliet wakes up and sees that Romeo's dead body and kills herself aswell to be with Romeo.