Another fight breaks out in Verona and Tybalt kills Romeo's friend Mercutio. Romeo had tried to prevent the fight but, after Mercutio's death, he kills Tybalt. The Prince banishes? Romeo from Verona because of what he has done. Juliet is distraught by the news of Tybalt’s death and Romeo being banished. Lord Capulet tells Juliet she must marry a man called Paris, not knowing she is already married.
The Montague and Capulet families are at war and have had another fight. The Prince, who keeps the peace in Verona, says that if there are any further fights the head of the houses will be killed.
Friar Laurence gives Juliet a potion that will make her appear dead so she does not have to marry again. He sends Romeo a note to explain the plan and Juliet takes the potion. Her body is moved to the family tomb. Romeo does not receive the note about the potion from Friar Laurence and thinks Juliet is really dead. He buys some poison and goes back to Verona.
Romeo, a Montague, and Juliet, a Capulet, meet at a party at the Capulets' house and they kiss. Romeo shouldn't be there and Juliet's cousin Tybalt sees him and decides to get revenge for the insult.
Romeo sneaks into the Capulet orchard to see Juliet and they declare their love for each other and decide to get married and be together. Romeo and Juliet get married in secret with the help of Juliet’s nurse and Friar Laurence.
Romeo goes to the tomb and realises he can't live without Juliet. He takes the poison and dies next to her. Juliet wakes up and sees Romeo dead. She then kills herself with Romeo’s dagger.