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.

'SHREK THE MUSICAL' :Theatre Review by Cory Kosir

(contains minor spoilers) I’ve been to The Grand Theatre many times in the past to see their main stage productions, and I have to say, Shrek: The Musical really is one of the best I’ve had the pleasure of attending. The songs were lively, the actors were enthusiastic, and the scenery was beautiful! For anyone who has seen the first Shrek movie, this is essentially the musical version of that story, with a bit of extra tossed in for functionality. While the movie is animated and can really have anything it wants happen, the theatrical version has real people, so there are obviously some limitations. This was my original belief, but I was gladly mistaken. It’s mostly the little things that re


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