Romulus and Jools.
Murmuring of people who are suddenly heard to stop.
The lights go out and darkness reigns. When the lights come back on there are thirteen or fourteen frozen figures on the stage, and one boy with a paper in his hand. Only his voice is heard.
Romulus and Jools
That guy who fell in love with Juliet the Capulet
Was no-one less than Romeo, a Montague, you bet.
Young hearts entwined.
But never mind:
The circumstances were a bummer;
They would die that very summer.
They saw each other at a dance
And knew at once this was romance.
This love so strong in every way
At once it took their breath away.
But one hot-blooded Capulet
Saw what happened when they met
And put the word out near and far: get
Romeo, for he’s our target.
Now, with his finger on the trigger
He sees Mercutio is bigger;
Romeo’s friend, in wrath and woe,
Jumps in and will not let him go.
Now all could see it turned out badly,
The two of them were fighting madly.
The Capulet falls, a dy