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Act 1 Scene 1
Fight breaks out on the street between the Capulets and the Montagues.
Photo by Ellie Kurttz © RSC
Act 1 Scene 3
Lady Capulet Marry, that 'marry' is the very theme / I came to talk of. Tell me, daughter Juliet, / How stands your disposition to be married?
Lady Capulet getting ready for the ball.
Lady Capulet - Christine Entwisle
Act 1 Scene 5
Guests dancing at the Capulet masque ball.
Romeo My lips, two blushing pilgrims, ready stand / To smooth that rough touch with a tender kiss.
Romeo (Sam Troughton) meets Juliet (Mariah Gale) at the ball.
Act 2 Scene 2
Juliet ...Parting is such sweet sorrow, / That I shall say good night till it be morrow.
Romeo and Juliet kiss on Juliet's balcony.
Romeo - Sam TroughtonJuliet - Mariah Gale
Act 2 Scene 3
Romeo This I pray, that thou consent to marry us today.
Romeo urges Friar Lawrence to marry him to Juliet.
Friar Lawerence-Forbes MassonRomeo- Sam Troughton
Act 2 Scene 4
Nurse But first let me tell ye, if you should lead her in a fool's / paradise, as they say, it were a very gross kind of behaviourThe Nurse gives Romeo a warning before agreeing to deliver a message to Juliet for him
Romeo- Sam TroughtonNurse- Noma Dumezweni
Act 2 Scene 5
Nurse Hie you hence to Friar Lawrence's cell; there stays a husband to make you a wife.
After winding up Juliet by making her wait, the Nurse finally tells her about Romeo's plans.
Juliet- Mariah GaleNurse- Noma Dumezweni
Act 2 Scene 6
Romeo Unfold this imagined happiness that both / Receive in either by this dear encounter.
Romeo and Juliet are married in secret by Friar Lawrence.
Juliet - Mariah GaleRomeo - Sam Troughton
Act 3 Scene 1
Mercutio ...Ask for me tomorrow, and you shall / find me a grave man.
Romeo holds Mercutio in his arms, who is fatally injured.
Romeo- Sam TroughtonMercutio- Jonjo O'Neill
Act 3 Scene 1Romeo Either thou, or I, or both, must go with him.
Romeo avenges Mercutio's death by killing Tybalt who is Juliet's cousin.
Romeo- Sam TroughtonTybalt- Joseph Arkley
Act 3 Scene 5
Lord Capulet Hang thee, young baggage, disobedient wretch! / I tell thee what: get thee to church a'Thursday, / Or never after look me in the face
Juliet tells her mother that she doesn't want to marry Paris. When her farther (Lord Capulet) finds out, he becomes very angry and says he will disown Juliet if she refuses to marry Paris.
Juliet- Mariah GaleLord Capulet- Richard Katz Lady Capulet- Christine Entwisle
Act 5 Scene 3
Juliet What's here? a cup closed in my true love's hand? / Poison I see hath been his timeless end.
Juliet awakes in the tomb to find Romeo dead beside her, she sees an empty bottle of posion and realises he has drank it.
Prince For never was a story of more woe / Than this of Juliet and her Romeo.
Both families gather to mourn Romeo and Juliet.
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