Two Gentlemen of Verona is a Shakespearean comedy about love, friendship, betrayal and human folly. Valentine travels to Verona and falls in love with the Duke's daughter, Silvia, but the Duke locks her up and banishes Valentine. Valentine's friend Proteus leaves his love Julia and attempts to woo Silvia but Julia arrives in disguise and discovers Proteus' infidelity. After Silvia escapes her father, she is confronted by Proteus and then by Valentine. Julia reveals herself, Valentine scolds Proteus, Proteus and Julia get back together, and Valentine and Silia are united.

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