Romeo and Juliet

Updated: 7/12/2021
Romeo and Juliet

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  • Two respectable families have an ongoing rival: The Montagues and The Capulets. They meet in the fair city of Verona and have another brawl. The Prince of Verona is tired of the fighting and declares that the next person to break the peace will be killed
  • A PLAGUE ON BOTH YOUR HOUSES!!
  • OH I AM FORTUNE'S FOOL!
  • A party is held in the Capulets' household and Romeo Montague and his friend go to meet his "lover" Rosaline. Accidentally, he sees Juliet and instantly falls in love like the lovesick puppy he is. Tybalt (Juliet's cousin) sees Romeo at the party and becomes angry. He wants to fight him but his father stops him.
  • So here's what we're going to do
  • Within the same day, Romeo and Juliet are married by Friar Lawrence, despite finding out they are enemies due to their feuding families. 
  • Romeo goes out with his friends to celebrate his marriage Mercutio and Benvolio however they bump into Tybalt who challenges Romeo to a duel. Knowing Tybalt is Juliet's cousin, Romeo refuses. Tybalt then kills Mercutio and Romeo avenges his death by killing Tybalt.Mercutio: "A plague on both your houses!"Romeo: "Oh I am fortune's fool!"
  • The Prince banishes Romeo from Verona. Juliet's father decides Juliet should marry Paris but she refuses. She goes to Friar Lawrence and they come up with a plan so Romeo and Juliet can be together- she fakes her death and lies in a tomb waiting for Romeo but he doesn't get the message.
  • Dear Romeo...
  • Romeo returns to Verona to see Juliet, thinking she is dead. He drinks poison so he can be with he. She wakes up and sees him dead so she stabs herself with his dagger.The Capulets and Montagues are heartbroken and vow to never feud again.