Wednesday, 4 May 2011

Tybalt Slain! Mercutio Dead! Family Feud Gets Worse

Verona, Veronian Times
Published on Monday, June 26, 1595

 "Park Playhouse Teen Theatre, 1999"
Mercutio vs Tybalt

The family feud between the capulets and the Montagues has been going on for many years, and just today it got a lot worse.

The fights that break out on the street have been terrible and have wreaked havoc on the streets of gentle Verona. The citizens are always complaining about the disturbance in the community.

Just today a fight broke out with the Capulets and the Montagues. The fight included Romeo, Mercutio, Benvolio, Tybalt, and Tybalt's men. It started out as Tybalt who asked for a fight, but Romeo offered peace, instead Mercutio jumped in and fought Tybalt. Romeo intervened, but Tybalt killed Mercutio. Then Tybalt is said to have fleed and then fought Romeo and was presumed dead.

The prince furious had  Romeo exiled for killing Tybalt. The family feud is at its worse and people on both sides will be angry and more fights will break out. Citizens are worried about the peace in their communities and for their lives.  Citizens are outraged by this violence and want to see the prince put an end to it once and for all. This fight will only trigger more fights from both sides.