Although she tried out for the small part of the nurse, Marcia lands the lead role of Juliet in her school's production of "Romeo and Juliet". She isn't happy about this news as she believes her mother, who is Chair of the play committee, influenced the decision, but more importantly that she isn't beautiful and noble as Juliet should be. Once Carol convinces Marcia that she had no influence whatsoever in casting, Marcia's siblings, unknown to Marcia, go on a campaign to make Marcia feel that she is worthy of the role. Their tactic works, a little too well as Marcia not only accepts the role, but becomes a total diva in the process. Marcia's attitude includes feeling that she is queen of the Brady household, and that she knows what's best for the play to the exclusion of everyone else, even to the point of rewriting Shakespeare's words. Marcia's parents and siblings' words to her about her diva-ish attitude have no effect on her behavior, but Miss Goodwin, the play's director, may ...
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Romeo and Juliet's such a sad play.
It's no musical comedy.
Alice, which part did you think was the saddest?
Well, the part where Romeo dies is sad. But where Juliet died is sad too. But I think the saddest part of all is when Jan said "Who goes there" before Peter said "Hark".
References Romeo and Juliet