One of William Shakespeare's most enduring tragedies tells of Juliet, the only child of the patriarch of the Capulet family, who is courted by a potential husband but instead falls in love with Romeo, son of Lord Montague, sworn enemy to Lord Capulet. Despite the hate that surrounds them, the lovers’ passions soon prove overwhelming, though fate and family command they remain apart. Ultimately, their joy turns to anguish as death takes one, then the other as these lovers will not be parted, even in death.