Location: A street in Verona
Characters: Capulet boys, Montague boys, Tybalt, Benvolio, Capulet, Lady Capulet, Prince, Montague, Lady Montague, Romeo
Time: Saturday Afternoon
Events: The Prince intercedes on a street brawl between Benvolio and Tybalt and their men. He will put to death anyone who brawls again on the streets. Montague sends Benvolio to find out why Romeo is so sad. Romeo loves a woman who does not love him back. Benvolio advises him to seek other women.