Romeo and Juliet Act 1 prologue/scene 1

In what city does this play take place? Verona, Italy
Why are Romeo and Juliet called ‘star-cross’d” lovers? Their families are enemies, fate aligned them to be doomed from the start.
Who is Fighting at the beginning of the first scene? Gregory, Sampson, Tybalt and Abram
Who tries to break the fighting? Benvolio and the Prince
What threat does the Prince make to Lord Montague and Lord Capulet? He will have them executed if they don’t stop fighting.
Benvolio and Monatague describe the way Romeo had been acting. What do they have to say about him? Romeo has been crying and hiding and locking himself into his room.
Why is Romeo sad? He is out of love. (Rosaline)
What is Benvolio’s advice to Romeo? Do not think about Rosaline and to find another girl.

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