The greatest love story ever told, Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet us a tragedy set in Verona, Italy.
Romeo and Juliet is a classic example of an undying love becoming a victim of family fueds. At a masquerade when Romeo, the son of a Montague, sees Juliet, the daughter of a capulet, he instantly falls for her. A profound attraction between them grows into an intense and passionate love and they are covetously married by Friar Laurence. Chafed between social conventions, responsibilities, and personal desires, they are led to a tragic denouement.