All The World’s a Stage – In an attempt to convince the citizens of Verona that Benvolio and Rosaline are madly in love, Prince Escalus suggests a public betrothal ceremony. Meanwhile, Livia bonds with Count Paris, and a larger conspiracy to keep the Montagues and Capulets feuding threatens Escalus’ plans for peace.
The Course of True Love Never Did Run Smooth – Rosaline and Benvolio follow Prince Escalus’ decree to marry each other in an effort to restore peace; Lady Capulet seeks to figure out what or who influenced Juliet’s decision; Livia and the nurse work to hide a secret.
Still Star-Crossed is based on the book by Melinda Taub. Set in 16th century Verona after the events in William Shakespeare’s tragedy, it follows the conflict between the Capulets and the Montagues in the wake of Romeo and Juliet’s deaths. In the book, to end the family feud, Prince Escalus orders the most eligible Montague bachelor, Benvolio, Romeo’s best friend, to marry Juliet’s older cousin, Capulet maid Rosaline, the girl Romeo first loved.
In Fair Verona, Where We Lay Our Scene – Romeo’s death thrusts his cousin Benvolio Montague into a position of responsibility, as he becomes the sole heir to the Montague name and must abide by a sinister plan to solidify his family’s prominence. A newly crowned Prince Escalus is determined…