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Pyramus and Thisbe
Pyramus and Thisbe

Pyramus and Thisbe Resources

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TV Productions

Old School

Don't miss this TV version of A Midsummer Night's Dream's Mechanicals performing their hilarious version of the tragic tale of Pyramus and Thisbe.

Video

Yes, This Is Actually the Beatles

Paul McCartney performs as Pyramus and John Lennon performs as Thisbe. This actually happened.

Videos

Stop-Motion FTW

Something about stop motion just lends itself well to tragic Greek myths, don't you think?

Stick Figures to the Rescue

Want a quick recap? Check out this cute animated version of the tale.

Babylon: The Original Metropolis

This Discovery Channel documentary on Pyramus and Thisbe's hometown will give you all the setting deets you could ever want.

Audio

Metamorphoses for Your Lobes

Shmoopers, you can listen to all of Ovid's Metamorphoses—Pyramus and Thisbe included—for free via this link.

Books

Midsummer Night's Comic Book

Don't miss the Pyramus and Thisbe scene in this unabridged graphic novel version of A Midsummer Night's Dream.

So Says the Scholar

This scholarly text analyzes all the makeovers that various authors have given to the story over the years.

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