Romeo + Jules • A musical
By Isabella Greer
In the Street
Montague Boys: We will, we will rock you.
Tybalt: You can’t touch this.
Romeo: Teeeeennnage wastelaaaaaand!
Benvolio: Don’t worry, be happy. Ooh ooh ooh…
Romeo: I’m only happy when it rains.
Capulet’s Masquerade Ball
Benvolio: I wanna dance with somebody.
Romeo: No change, I can’t change, I can’t change, I can’t change but I’m here...
Mercutio: I got this feelin’ that tonight’s gonna be a good night.
Benvolio: ...I wanna feel the heat with somebody.
Mercutio: Tonight I’m gonna party like it’s 1999.
Romeo: *sees Juliet* You take my breath away.
Benvolio: ...with somebody who loves me.
Romeo: *walks over to her* I don’t know you but I want you all the more for that.
Romeo + Juliet: Words fall through me and always fool me and I can’t react.
On the balcony
Juliet: We were just kids when we fell in love.
Romeo: Starlight, star bright, the star I see tonight.
Juliet: You make me feel like a natural woman.
Romeo: Can you feel the love, tonight?
Juliet: Take it slow...
Romeo: Can I say something crazy?, I love you.
Juliet: ...take it easy on me.
Romeo: Time waits for nobody.
Juliet: Marry me, today and every day. *backs slowly into her room*
Romeo: And I will always love youuuu.
Juliet: *comes back out with a key change* And iiiiiiiiiii will alwaaayyyyyyyss love youuuu! *turns around and goes back into her room*
Romeo: *dragging it out with a second key change* AAAANNNND IIIIIIIIII WILL ALWAYYYYYYS LOOOOVE YOUUUUUUUuuuuUuuuUuuU.
Juliet: *runs back out, blows kiss, then finally exits*
Friar Lawrence’s House
Romeo: But, I’ve been waiting for this moment all my life.
Friar: Hold on.
Romeo: We are strong, no one can tell we’re wrong.
Friar: Love is a battlefield.
In the street again
Tybalt: *stabs Mercutio* Listen all of y’all, this is sabotaaaaage.
Romeo: Another one bites the dust. *stabs Tybalt*
Romeo: And another one down. *runs away*
Juliet: We could have had it alllll! Rolling in the deeeeeep!
Friar’s house again
Romeo: *curled up in a ball on the ground, having hysterics* Mama, I killed a man.
Friar: I’ll be just one call away, I’ll be there to save the day.
Nurse: Hello from the other side.
Romeo: But I’m just a teenage dirtbag, baby.
Capulet: I’m all out of love!
Juliet: I’m so lost without you!
Friar Lawerence’s house again again
Juliet: Help! I need somebody! Help!
Friar: *hands her a little bottle*
In Juliet’s Room
Juliet: *about to drink sleepy juice* They’re in your head, in your head, zombie, zombie, zombie ie ie… *drinks and falls down*
Meanwhile in Mantua
Romeo: Why are there so many songs about rainbows?
Balthasar: *hands Romeo a letter*
Romeo: *reads it* Say it ain’t soooo! *has a melt down* My love is a life taker.
In the tomb
Friar Lawrence: Carry on my wayward son. There'll be peace when you are done.
Romeo: This ain’t love, it’s clear to see. But darlin’ stay with me. *drinks and dies*
Juliet: *wakes up* Deep down I know this never works. *pull out dagger* But you can lay with me so it doesn’t hurt. *stabs herself and dies*
Friar: Pressure, pushing down on me. *scurries out*
Montagues: We are all in this together, once we know where we stand hand in a hand!
Capulets: We’re going to remember, we built this city!
Prince: Closing time, every new beginning comes from some other beginning’s end.
Artists in order of appearance:
Black Eyed Peas
The Rolling Stones
Kermit the Frog
Queen and David Bowie