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.

Take a Trip with Nurse Jane Goes to Hawaii

A ‘farce’, or “a comic dramatic work using buffoonery and horseplay and typically including crude characterization and ludicrously improbable situations”, is the perfect way to define Nurse Jane Goes to Hawaii. Despite the clever title, no characters travel to Hawaii and the audience never meets Nurse Jane; instead, a host of seemingly unrelated characters enter and are trapped within the same house. The unchanging set features a series of doors that allow new characters to enter and exit the Chisholm home quickly, each bringing a new soap opera trope to the mix, from long lost children to mistaken identity to adultery. The eccentric play, directed by Mark Mooney, begins as the young and ecs

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