In Act 3 Scene 1, Tybalt approaches Romeo and his friends and challenges him to a fight. Romeo refuses because he is secretly married to Tybalt’s cousin, Juliet. How might you stage a modern version of this fight scene? How would you use the stage design to get across the idea of two warring sides? There are many possibilities for a director to consider.
This video shows a group of stage designers pitching ideas on how to stage this scene. As you watch, consider the following: