Category: Arts reviews

Straight White Men (Theatre Review)

Straight White Men by Young Jean Lee La Boite at the Roundhouse Theatre, Brisbane Straight white men, especially the middle to upper class variety, are regularly told they hold a privileged position in society.  Historically, this has been true in…

Lah-Lah Live: Why Music For Kids Doesn’t Have To Be So-So

The September school holidays are flying by for Team Charming this year; mainly because we’ve been lucky enough to embrace ‘festival season’ in Brisbane to its fullest. We’ve taken in some cracking good live shows and enjoyed everything from contemporary circus to…

TOTEM Cirque du Soleil (Review)

Last night I had the great pleasure of entering the Grand Chapiteau to watch Cirque du Soleil’s newest touring event, TOTEM.  This spectacular troupe of creative athletes have been blowing audiences away with mesmerising circus work for about 30 years…

Nothing Up My Sleeve! The Naked Magicians

Well after a solid week of kids’ books, what’s the next logical thing for me to review here at This Charming Mum? Something with full frontal nudity! Put this one on the ‘date night’ list if you’re heading out in…

Review: Little Shop of Horrors at The Arts Theatre

Are you looking for Christmas entertainment in Brisbane that’s a bit left of centre?  How about going somewhere that’s green?  The Arts Theatre’s current production of Little Shop of Horrors runs until 21st December and is the perfect tonic for…