Romeo and Juliet:
Romeo is a Montague, and Juliet a Capulet—“star-crossed lovers” whose families’ long-standing feud has pitted neighbor against neighbor in a mid-20th-century American town. Shakespeare’s iconic story asks the question: What happens when a community fails its young people?
Written in Shakespearean verse, there is occasional sexual innuendo.
Drugs & Alcohol
Friar Laurence gifts Juliet a potion that puts her in a coma.
- The play opens with a street scuffle between two great houses.
- Throughout the play, several characters are murdered.
The script references rape, depression, and suicide.