This timeless tale is a story so well-known it needs no introduction. Set in Verona where the rival houses of Capulet and Montague have had a long-standing feud, Romeo & Juliet is Shakespeare’s famous tragedy of star-crossed lovers, filled with all the passion of young love. Underscored by ingenious wit and astonishing beauty, the play pits the bitterness of resentment against the intensity of romance. Ultimately catastrophic choices and tragic twists propel them toward a final confrontation with fate.