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.

KP Reefer Madness Review

Something is smoking down at the Joanne and Peter Kenny Theatre, and it’s King’s Players’ fearlessly fiery production of Kevin Murphy and Dan Studley’s Reefer Madness: The Musical. This raunchy musical comedy takes its inspiration from the 1936 cult film of the same name, detailing the moral ruin of a band of students victimized by the deadly effects of marijuana. The musical charts the personal corruption of the clean-cut Jimmy Harper (Robert Popoli) as he is whirled into a world of sex, violence, jazz, angels, guns, and more, pulling his beloved sweetheart Mary Jane — no, Lane (Taryn Wichenko) down with him. King’s Players tackles this undoubtedly risky production with admirable tact, hand


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