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.

Grand Theatre Smashes it out of the park with "The Glass Menagerie"

“We have to have complications. You can’t have stories without them,” says character Amanda Wingfield. It is a simple line, and one that works to encapsulate The Glass Menagerie, a play aware of its role as storyteller. When watching the production at the Grande Theatre, one experiences the sentiment of the statement: we desperately want things to go well in our own lives and for the characters we root for, but more than that, perhaps we want good stories. Good stories have complications, and are complicated. This production of Tennessee Williams's classic play about a family desperately trying to find a husband for the shy and disabled daughter draws the audience in with amusement and hear

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