“O she doth teach the torches to burn bright,” says Romeo when first he spies Juliet at the Capulets’ ball. Juliet is charmed by the young man, and before long, the two fall in love. But they are from warring families and must marry in secret. Can their love put an end to their families’ hatred?
Geared toward young audiences who may be encountering Shakespeare for the first time, this illustrated version is not only accessible but also true to the original work. It creates the perfect bridge to further enjoyment of the play.