[Intended to be presented by junior high or high-school level students of English as a foreign language.]
Narrator: Romeo, Benvolio, and Mercutio are talking in a street.
Romeo is sad because Rosaline does not return his feelings.
Benvolio and Mercutio try to cheer him up.
Benvolio: Let's go to the Capulets' party.
Romeo: But I don't feel like going to a party.
Mercutio: It'll be fun! We can dance!
Romeo: How can I go to a party when Rosaline doesn't love me?
Benvolio: There are prettier girls than Rosaline!
Romeo: Not for me. I have a bad feeling about this.
Benvolio: We'll be wearing masks, they won't know who we are.
Mercutio: We can have a dance and leave.
Romeo: You can dance. My heart is too heavy.
Benvolio: Rosaline will be at the party, too.
Mercutio: And you can compare her to the other girls. We're wasting time talking.
Benvolio: You'll see. She's not the prettiest girl in the city.
Narrator: So the three young men decide to attend the Capulet's party.