October 13, 2015 § Leave a comment
A rather bare stage. Two women — later revealed to be the NURSE and LADY CAPULET — enter.
They stand downstage centre and speak to the audience, almost as a chorus.
LADY CAPULET: In fair Verona.
NURSE: We lay our scene.
Lights up on a bedroom, it’s empty, it belongs to a young woman.
The two women look at each other.
LADY CAPULET: Where is my daughter?
The NURSE shrugs.
LADY CAPULET: Call her!
Finally: enter JULIET
JULIET: Who calls?
NURSE: Your mother.
The two exchange a look — ’of course is is’
She turns to her mother and curtsies
JULIET: I’m here. « Read the rest of this entry »