Setting of Romeo and Juliet?

What is the time period of Romeo and Juliet (the year the play takes place?)

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  • 1 decade ago
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    The real life Romeo and Juliet died in Verona , Italy in 1303. So I assume it is based on that actual time. It is believed that the play was first performed between 1594-1595. A little more than you asked, but I hoped it helped.

    Source(s): yahoo search phrase "romeo juliet time era"
  • Anonymous
    4 years ago

    Set it in the late 19th century in a very poor area along the West Virginia/Kentucky border. The framework of "Romeo and Juliet" has so much in common with the Hatfield-McCoy feud that it seems a natural.

  • Anonymous
    1 decade ago

    Depends upon the director staging the play

  • 1 decade ago

    on the stage.

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