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.

The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee

King’s Players’ The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee is the Catalina Wine Mixer of stage productions. A night with limitless possibilities, the perfect showcase for one to live up to the promise within oneself; whether one be a forty-something aspiring event planner, or a twelve-year-old speller with a dream. Fantasies will be shattered; love will be found and lost, purpose discovered, hopes fulfilled, all due to the goddamn 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee. Director Hailey Hill and the entire production staff and cast have crafted an uproarious and well rounded show, one which provides unrelenting laughter and sublime musical numbers. The eponymous spelling bee is contested betw


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