“For never was a story of more woe, than this of Juliet and her Romeo” –Romeo and Juliet Act 5, Scene 3
In Verona, Italy, two young people in love defy their families demands and pursue their love for one another above societal expectations. Their decisions and pursuit of love send ripples throughout their family and friend circles, causing controversy and consequences. For centuries, the tale of the young star-crossed lovers has been a mainstay of both the literary canon and popular culture. This is one of William Shakespeare’s most known and beloved works with timeless themes and prose.
This exclusive InAudio edition of Romeo and Juliet contains introductory content to supplement the play’s text, including a brief plot summary, major character descriptions, and the historical context of the book.