This page contains links to the free original script of Romeo & Juliet by Shakespeare.
Another thing to bear in mind as you read the Romeo & Juliet script are Shakespeare’s stage directions, which are italicised. Stage directions are instructions and direction to the actors, and not spoken lines. Some stage directions can be a little confusing, so have a read of our understanding Shakespeare’s stage directions article.
The script of Romeo & Juliet is very long, so we have separated the play into it’s original Acts and Scenes. Click on the appropriate links below to read Shakespeare’s original script of Romeo & Juliet – or our translation into simple, modern English: