In fair Verona, Italy, the long-standing feud between families Montague and Capulet cause tragic results for their respective children, Romeo and Juliet. After meeting at a masked ball, Romeo and Juliet fall in love, only to discover the surname of their beloved. Revenge, love, and a secret marriage force the lovers to take drastic measures. In the end, both families learn the perils of needless violence.
See it if you want a night out in a New York park with a troupe of personable performers that speak Elizabethan English very credibly.
Don't see it if baffling cuts in the parts of both title characters, cuts that rob them of their complexity, might anger you too much to enjoy the setting.