Romeo and Juliet main events

  • Romeo lovesick for Rosaline

    Romeo is sad because Rosaline doesn't love him back. Romeo becomes severely depressed and stays in his house all day.
  • Fight between families

    Sampson bites him thumb at the Montagues and instgates a fight. The prince arrives and threatens the families to death if there is another fight. Abraham- "Do you bite your thumb at us, sir?"
    Sampson- "I do bite my thumb, sir."
  • Capulets get ready for masquerade

    The capulets prepare for their big masquerade and Romeo and his friends also prepare. Romeo and his friends plan to sneak in with their masks.
  • Romeo first sees Juliet

    Romeo sees Juliet at the party and it is love at first sight.
  • Romeo and Juliet meet

    Romeo and Juliet first meet. They flirt for a bit nd then kiss. Romeo- "Then not move while my prayer's effect I take. Thus from my lips, by thine, my sin is purged."
  • Romeo and Juliiet learn each other's backgrounds/families

    After kissing Romeo, the nurse tells Juliet that Romeo is a Montague. Romeo later learns Juliet is a Capulet.
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  • Plans for the wedding

    Romeo and Juliet are so in love that they already plan a wedding in the middle of the night. They want to get married in private.
  • Romeo and Juliet get married

    Friar Lawrence marries Romeo and Juliet. This is done privately so nobody is aware of the marraige.
  • Mercuto is killed by Tybalt

    Tybalt wants revenge on Romeo because he "crashed" the Capulet's party. Romeo refuses to fight, so Mercutio steps in and is killed by Tybalt.
  • Romeo kills Tybalt for revenge

    After killing Mercutio, Tybalt returns to the town when Romeo sees him. Romeo instantly starts a fight and kills Tybalt out of revenge.
  • Romeo is banished

    Romeo is banished and the Capulets plan a wedding for Juliet and Paris not knowing that Juliet is already married.
  • Romeo and Juliet part for last time

    Romeo and Juliet are together for the last time before Romeo has to leave.
  • Juliet refuses to marry Paris

    The Capulets insist that Juliet marries Paris, but she refuses because she still loves Romeo.
  • Friar Lawrence gives Juliet fake potion

    Friar and Juliet make a plan for Juliet to escape and find Romeo. Juliet is going to appear dead so she goes to the vault and Romeo will find her there.
  • Juliet goes home and agrees to marry Paris

    Juliet tells her parents that she will marry Paris after getting the fake potion. Lord Capulet is so overjoyed that he moved the wedding to the next day. (Wednesday)
  • Juliet takes the fake potion

    After the nurse and her parents are gone, Juliet decides to take the fake potion since the wedding was moved to the next day. The plan between Friar and her is now in jeopardy.
  • Nurse finds Juliet laying unconscious

    The nurse finds Juliet and she appears to be dead. The Capulets come to see her and they all start crying. What was supposed to be a wedding is now going to be a funeral.
  • Romeo hears news

    Romeo hears the news about Juliet's death from his servant. He is so devastated that he plans to commit suicide.
  • Romeo and Paris fight

    Romeo plans to commit suicide laying next to Juliet, but he runs into Paris, who is there to put flowers on Juliet's grave. The two meet and fight, Romeo kills Paris and lays him down.
  • Romeo takes poison

    After killing Paris, Romeo takes the poison and dies lying next to Juliet.
  • Juliet wakes up

    Juliet wakes up and sees Romeo laying in bed dead. She then sees Friar Lawrence standing in the Vault. Friar hears a sound and tries to get Juliet to leave, but he can't. She stays back and stabs herself because Romeo was dead.
  • End of Feud

    After the deaths of so many people, the families realize that their hate caused all of the deaths. They decide to stop fighting and end the feud. Lord Capulet- "Oh brother Montague give me thy hand."