Romeo and Juliet fall in love, only to realize that they are on opposite sides of an ongoing war between their families. Act I ends with the lovers pursuing their affair in the famous balcony scene. Swoon!
Kicked Off the Island
Romeo is banished from Verona forâoops!âkilling Juliet's cousin Tybalt, so the Friar has Juliet fake her death so she can join Romeo in Mantua. Great plan, right? Well, it might have beenâexcept that Romeo doesn't get the message that she's actually still alive.