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.

November 9, 2017

This weekend at Aeolian Hall, treat yourself to a well-acted high-energy medley of some of the greatest Rock songs to have graced the Theatre.  Featuring songs from hit musicals old and new from "Grease", "Hair", "We Will Rock you", "Once" and "Hamilton" (to name a few), this nonstop action show will have you shoo-bop-bopping and head-banging until the much anticipated finale, "Time Warp".  Under the expert musical direction of Western Alum Stephen Ingram, MTP's local, volunteer cast pulled toge...

March 10, 2017

A shameful family history.  An irrevocable decree. An obligation to one’s flesh and blood.   A girl, forced by faith to become a woman.

This year, second year Western student, Camille Intson, fearlessly chose to direct Antigone, a subtle yet riveting Greek Tragedy about a girl who insists on giving her brother a proper burial despite the death sentence set on it by her uncle, King Creon. The play is comprised of surprising dialogues, three-dimensional characters, and tense situatio...

October 24, 2016

           At the McManus theatre, I had the *intense pleasure* of viewing a fantastic performance of the cult-classic, “Rocky Horror Show”, directed by John Pacheco, which will be running until October 29th.  This ahead-of-its-time play focuses on the sexual awakening of uptight couple, Brad Majors (“ASSHOLE”) and Janet Weiss (“SLUT”) once they stumble into the raunchy abode of Frank-N-Furter, a (sweet) transvestite, and his too-close companions.   The combination of costumes, live music, danci...

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