Romeo and Juliet Entire Play

Mercutio, outraged when Romeo refuses Tybalt’s challenge, draws his own sword, and in the fighting that follows both he and Tybalt are killed. Romeo is banished from Verona. Act 3, Scene 1
Juliet is eagerly waiting for her husband, but the Nurse brings bad news. Act 3, Scene 2
Friar Lawrence tries to console Romeo and find a solution for their problems. Act 3, Scene 3
Juliet’s father makes plans for her to marry Paris. Act 3, Scene 4
It is already dawn, and Romeo must leave Juliet. Their parting is interrupted by the Nurse, who gives warning that Juliet’s mother is looking for her daughter. Lady Capulet brings news of the arranged marriage. Act 3, Scene 5
Romeo hides from his friends, who joke about his love for Rosaline. Act 2, scene 1
Juliet sighs out her new love, unaware that Romeo is listening. When he reveals himself, they arrange for Juliet’s Nurse to act as their go-between. Act 2, scene 2
Friar Lawrence is persuaded to marry Romeo and Juliet. Act 2, scene 3
Benvolio and Mercutio discuss Tybalt’s challenge, and Romeo joins in their laughter–until Juliet’s Nurse comes to find him. Act 2, scene 4
The Nurse tells Juliet about Romeo’s arrangements for their marriage. Act 2, scene 5
Romeo and Juliet are married by Friar Lawrence Act 2, scene 6
Fighting breaks out between Capulets and Montagues, and the Prince must intervene. Romeo tells Benvolio about his love for Rosaline. Act 1, Scene 1
Paris is eager to marry Juliet, and Old Capulet invites him to meet her at a family ball. The Servant who should deliver the invitations asks Romeo and Benvolio to read them for him– which gives Benvolio an idea. Act 1, Scene 2
Lady Capulet tells Juliet and her Nurse about Paris and his proposal of marriage. Act 1, Scene 3
Benvolio and Mercutio persuade Romeo to join them in a masquerade Act 1, Scene 4
Romeo sees Juliet and immediately falls in love with her. Juliet’s cousin, Tybalt, recognizing a Montague, wants to start a fight, but Capulet restrains him. Romeo and Juliet talk together. As the guests are leaving, Juliet questions the Nurse about the unknown young man. Act 1, Scene 5
Friar Lawrence has a plan to save the situation. Act 4, Scene 1
The Capulets are preparing for the wedding. Juliet assures her father that she will obey him, but the wedding day is changed. Act 4, Scene 2
Although she is frightened, Juliet takes the Friar’s drug. Act 4, Scene 3
The Capulet household prepares for the wedding, and the Nurse goes wake Juliet. Act 4, Scene 4
Juliet cannot be woken; the whole family joins together to lament. Act 4, Scene 5
In Mantua, Romeo hears news of Juliet’s death. Act 5, Scene 1
Friar Lawrence learns that Romeo has not received his letter and hurries to the Capulet’s vault. Act 5, Scene 2
Paris, praying at Juliet’s tomb, encounters Romeo; they fight, and Paris is killed. Friar Lawrence is too late to save Romeo, who swallows the poison be bought in Mantua, and when Juliet sees his body she kills herself. Friar Lawrence explains everything. Act 5, Scene 3

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