The Tragedy of Romeo and Juliet

Act 1 Scene 1: Verona. A public place


        Sampson and Gregory, two Capulet servants are walking down the street messing with each other. They tell each other that if they meet any of the Montagues that they will beat them up. It turns out that they do run into two of the Montague servants and they are about to fight each other. Benvolio, Romeo's cousin is there and tries to break up the fight. Soon a officer and the Prince arrive and tells them to leave. He also says that if any of the Montagues or Capulets fight again that they will be punished by death. After the fight is over Benvolio is sent to go find out why Romeo has been so upset. It turns out that he is upset because the girl he loves doesn't love him and wants to be a nun. Benvolio tells Romeo to get over Rosaline and to move on.