Act 1, Scene five of Shakespeare’s “Romeo And Juliet” re-written into "Gangster" style.

Peter

                Hey yo Potpan! Why aint he givin’ us a hand up in this joint?

1st Servingman

                Look at this place! What can I be doin’?

Peter

                Go get me some Popeye’s and let them babes in!

2nd Servingman

                Yeah boy! I’m hot!

Peter

                You bein’ called from over there!

1st SM

                Yo, why you axin [cause black people always say ax instead of ask] so much?

                                                                                EXIT PETER AND SERVINGMEN

                                ENTER: CAPULET, TYBALT, LADY CAP., JULIET.    MEET ROMEO, BENVOLIO & MERCUTIO

Capulet

                Wattup  mah homies! Hey! I remember when I had game but now I don’t got nothing but mah old wifey. Make yerself at home fellas. (rap music starts, they all dance but Romeo…he doesn’t) (to Servingmen) ay, get this place set up real good! We gonna have a good party here.

Capulet’s Cousin

                Iss been a while.

Capulet

                Bro, it aint been that long!

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  • scriofa on Jul 23, 2011

    You should do a series. It’s refreshing to read.

  • ThatProGuy on Jul 24, 2011

    any suggestions? (:

  • Fleur D on Jul 24, 2011

    It’s funny and interesting take on Romeo &Juliet. Very creative.

  • Joe Ram on Jul 25, 2011

    funny.

  • Kristie Claar on Jul 29, 2011

    too funny…brought a smile to my face…great creativity

  • tenraj on Aug 11, 2011

    Refreshes my mind of what i have watched.

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