Much Ado about Nothing

The cover for Much Ado about Nothing

As a love comedy, Much Ado About Nothing portrays a series of comical events surrounding two sets of lovers. Claudio a young Count betrothed to marry his love Hero suspects her of infidelity and insults her at the altar. In a scheme to make Claudio make amends, her father makes him believe that a grief stricken Hero has died.

Meanwhile another romantic tryst takes place between the Count Benedick and Hero's cousin Beatrice. Although well matched, they repel each other's advances. Playing matchmaker, Hero's father brings the two together. A joint marriage is planned where Claudio is made to marry an incognito bride introduced as Beatrice's cousin. However, she turns out to be none other than his love, the Lady Hero.