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The English 102 classes have been reading A Midsummer Night’s Dream and viewing parts of the film version directed by Michael Hoffman (with Michelle Pfeiffer as Titania, Rupert Everett as Oberon, Stanley Tucci as Puck, and Kevin Kline as Bottom). One enterprising student found this clip of the Beatles doing the “Pyramus and Thisbe” play-within-the-play:

The extremely enthusiastic audience participation gives you an idea of an actual Elizabethan performance. Or perhaps not.

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