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Plot Summary

  • Shakespeare's famous play is updated to the hip modern suburb of Verona still retaining its original dialogue. The gun-toting members of the families wage a vicious war on the streets as the star-crossed lovers meet their tragic destiny.

    - Written by Alexander Lum <aj_lum@postoffice.utas.edu.au>
  • Classic story of Romeo and Juliet, set in a modern-day city of Verona Beach. The Montagues and Capulets are two feuding families, whose children meet and fall in love. They have to hide their love from the world because they know that their parents will not allow them to be together. There are obstacles on the way, like Juliet's cousin, Tybalt, and Romeo's friend Mercutio, and many fights. But although it is set in modern times, it is still the same timeless story of the "star crossed lovers".

    - Written by Anonymous

Synopsis

The story revolves around three families from Verona. The Ruling House, the House of Capulet from where Juliet hails and that of Montague...

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