“O! she doth teach the torches to burn bright.”
- (Act I, Scene V).
“This bronze piece in front of the Delacorte Theater depicts the lovers of celebrated playwright and poet William Shakespeare’s (1564–1616) play Romeo and Juliet. One of two companion pieces sculpted by Milton Hebald (born 1917) and unveiled in 1977, the piece is a gift of publisher and philanthropist George T. Delacorte (1894–1991).”
- from nycgovparks.org