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.

February 3, 2020

Please be aware that this show deals with topics of depression, suicide, eating disorders, and grief.

Photos from King’s Players social media.

Although frequently dubbed a cult-classic, there is nothing underground about Heathers. The show has been pushed into the limelight of the musical theatre world, and everyone should experience the show at least once in their lifetime. A lot of avid theatregoers have seen a version of Heathers, having bopped along to the soundtrack, or revelled in the pure o...

January 23, 2020

Photos by Dahlia Katz

Fully Committed, directed by Steven Gallagher, is an incredible feat for one actor to perform. Gavin Crawford performs over forty unique voices in a single production. It is impossible to refrain from being in awe of the entire spectacle.

The entire plot follows Sam, a struggling actor who was recently rejected from an HBO special. Sam works at an affluent restaurant with an A-list chef and famous guests, including Gwenyth Paltrow and Anderson Cooper. The restaurant is always...

January 23, 2020

Mary Poppins (Directed by Megan Watson) is an instant hit for the holiday season. The Grand Theatre always goes above and beyond with their selection of holiday shows. Mary Poppins is a great selection because it is accessible to individuals of all ages. Last years’ production of A Christmas Carol was amazing, but the language may have been a bit too complicated for young children.

Before we begin: I am a skeptic of big Disney shows, but I know that they are a great night out and an even better i...

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University of Western Ontario

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