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.

October 18, 2015


            Elgin Theatre Guild’s production of Beyond Therapy is full of dysfunctional characters and comedy that functions so well. Directed by Charles Martin, Donald D’Haene and Dave Semple, Beyond Therapy is a story about six crazy, unique people venturing into the world of rehabilitation. From an awkward socialite, to a premature sexual fiend, to the forgetful and oblivious kook, the audience will get a mixture of characters that effortless...

October 13, 2015



“There is no such thing as Natural Beauty,” is one of the first things you hear as you enter Truvy Jones’ hair salon, and this is easy to believe with all the hairspray and volumized hair in Dinah Watt’s production of Steel Magnolias. As the audience ventures into the realm of teasing and curling within the shades of blush and bashful, the lives of six unique women show how the strength of sisterhood can make anyone smile, even in the difficult times in life. Steel Magnolias is a play of stren...

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