Within and outside of Western are plays of all kinds--thought-provoking and emotive, shocking and tantalizing, heartwarming and humorous. No matter the kind, someone from our theatre critic committee will be there in the audience, taking note. Discover some of the best of London’s theatre by staying tuned to our theatre reviews, published here and on our social media. Better yet, join our committee and get some critic practice and publishing experience of your own! Connect with our Theatre Critic Commissioner Shannon Scott (featured to the left) at sscot52@uwo.ca for more details.

May 31, 2020

Honour Beat, directed by Valerie Planche, is a story that challenges colonialism and sheds light on the topic of death within a family. The play is written by Tara Beagan, an Indigenous playwright, who is passionate about bringing the work of Indigenous artists to the stage. She uses her identity as a person of Ntlaka’pamux and Irish Canadian heritage to bring important topics to the Grand stage.

The story itself is both comedic and heavy as it follows two sisters, Anna-Rae (Andrea Mendard) and R...

February 3, 2020

Please be aware that this show deals with topics of depression, suicide, eating disorders, and grief.

Photos from King’s Players social media.

Although frequently dubbed a cult-classic, there is nothing underground about Heathers. The show has been pushed into the limelight of the musical theatre world, and everyone should experience the show at least once in their lifetime. A lot of avid theatregoers have seen a version of Heathers, having bopped along to the soundtrack, or revelled in the pure o...

January 31, 2020

No Exit, directed by Lela Burt and presented by The Arts & Humanities Student Council, is truly an introspective gem that plays upon the fears and insecurities we all have as living beings. The show expertly reflecting parts of ourselves within irredeemable souls with whom we otherwise would never associate. TAP Centre for Creativity’s black box theatre and thrust stage allowed for a more intimate show with different angles that allowed certain aspects of characters and actions during scenes to...

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Arts & Humanities Students' Council

Room 2135, University College

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University of Western Ontario

London, Ontario, N6A 3K7

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