Young lovers Hero and Claudio are to be married in one week. To pass
the time, they conspire with Don Pedro to set a "lover's trap" for Benedick, an
arrogant confirmed bachelor, and Beatrice, his favorite sparring partner. Meanwhile,
the evil Don Jon conspires to break up the wedding by accusing Hero of infidelity. In the
end, though, it all turns out to be "much ado about nothing."