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.

A Christmas Carol Rings in the Holiday Season

At the Grand Theatre, A Christmas Carol has become a bit of a holiday tradition, and rightfully so. This year marks the 6th time that this story has been brought to life on a Grand Theatre stage. That being said, the artistic director of the Grand, Dennis Garnhum, introduces a new twist on the old classic: for the first time on a Canadian stage, Scrooge is portrayed as a woman. The talented cast, including individuals of all ages, invites audience members to look on the classic tale in a new light. The show follows the traditional plot line of Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol, keeping true to the well-loved tale. The story follows Ebenezer Scrooge, played by Jan Alexandra Smith, as she le


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