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A Pilgrim’s Progress

Nel ten Wolde
fortyfivedownstairs gallery 45 Flinders Lane, Melbourne

A series of paintings and digital collage works exploring the discarded and lost clothes that crossed the artist's path on the pilgrimage trails she has covered throughout Europe, especially Spain.

Iteration

Margaret Manchee
fortyfivedownstairs gallery 45 Flinders Lane, Melbourne

Iteration presents two series of Margaret Manchee’s recent work: etchings using Spirograph; and mixed-media paintings and collages.

Emerging Artist Award 2021

presented by fortyfivedownstairs
fortyfivedownstairs gallery 45 Flinders Lane, Melbourne

2021 submissions open!

From Don Giovanni to Peking Opera

Yiyun Gu
fortyfivedownstairs theatre 45 Flinders Lane, Melbourne 3000

LIVE AT VENUE OR LIVESTREAM AT HOME
Virtuoso pianist Yiyun Gu plays brilliant program of music from the stage by Liszt, Goossens and young female Chinese composer Wang A Mao

Making Nonsense

Janno Mclaughlin
fortyfivedownstairs gallery 45 Flinders Lane, Melbourne

An unapologetic, wildly exaggerated, absurdist conflagration of installation, large- and small-scale paintings, paper works, textiles and hand-sewn soft sculptures with bold explosions of colour.

Electric Loneliness

Night Creatures
fortyfivedownstairs theatre 45 Flinders Lane, Melbourne 3000

A strange and mysterious seaside cabaret told through vaudeville, puppetry, fairy tale, and 80s synth-inspired song.

Don’t Make Me Play Piano Man

Steven Kramer
fortyfivedownstairs theatre 45 Flinders Lane, Melbourne 3000

After his acclaimed and hilarious debut cabaret ‘I Sing Songs’, join Steven Kramer on a journey through all the great piano hits across the ages.

Michael Griffiths: Greatest Hits

Michael Griffiths
fortyfivedownstairs theatre 45 Flinders Lane, Melbourne 3000

Helpmann Award winner and fortyfivedownstairs repeat offender Michael Griffiths returns with his greatest hits.

cCORDA

Michelangelo Russo & Jennifer Jabu
fortyfivedownstairs gallery 45 Flinders Lane, Melbourne

cCORDA represents a journey through the meditative motion of cutting and consequently assembling cardboard, jute and hexcel paper within a confined, framed space. The essence of the composition is fully revealed when finally embalmed with chosen encaustic colour.

Voyage

Helen Begley
fortyfivedownstairs theatre 45 Flinders Lane, Melbourne 3000

In the midst of convict ships arriving each week from Britain, a different cargo leaves for Australia. On board are 287 immigrant women enticed by promises of a better life.

Retreat

James Grant
fortyfivedownstairs gallery 45 Flinders Lane, Melbourne

An exhibition of paintings exploring local landscapes and private domestic environments which have become increasingly important spaces of both refuge and of tension over the last year.

Greedy Pixiu

William Eicholtz
fortyfivedownstairs gallery 45 Flinders Lane, Melbourne

Greedy Pixiu are a pan Asian chimera to accompany us back from a difficult pandemic year.

King Lear

Melbourne Shakespeare Company
fortyfivedownstairs theatre 45 Flinders Lane, Melbourne 3000

A moving contemporary adaptation of Shakespeare’s greatest tragedy

Hell Ship: The Journey of the Ticonderoga

Michael Veitch
fortyfivedownstairs theatre 45 Flinders Lane, Melbourne 3000

In 1852 the Ticonderoga was a handsome clipper ship with a nightmare hidden in its holds. She limped into Port Melbourne after a nightmare voyage from England in which nearly 200 of her passengers had died of Typhus.

monumentum

John Mezzini
fortyfivedownstairs gallery 45 Flinders Lane, Melbourne

A series of conceptually abstract paintings based on the physicality of movement of his performance artist subjects, including acrobats and professional dancers.

Coastline

Roma McLaughlin & Kathy Fahey
fortyfivedownstairs gallery 45 Flinders Lane, Melbourne

A series of paper cuts, collages and paintings depicting the Victorian southern coastline in the context of climate change and rising sea levels.

RUNT | Return Season

Dee & Cornelius & Wilks
fortyfivedownstairs theatre 45 Flinders Lane, Melbourne 3000

RUNT to return to our theatre after a sold-out premiere season

Still by Jen Silverman

Jen Silverman
fortyfivedownstairs theatre 45 Flinders Lane, Melbourne 3000

Written by one of the hottest young playwrights from New York City, Jen Silverman’s award-winning play will make you laugh, cry and reflect, often all at the same time.

King & Wood Mallesons Contemporary First Nations Art Award

fortyfivedownstairs gallery 45 Flinders Lane, Melbourne

In its second season, the Award is a biennial competition established by KWM to promote and encourage the highest standard of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander art practice in Australia.

Fantastique! The Life and Loves of Hector Berlioz

Karen van Spall, Adam Miller, Coady Green, Melanie Hillman
fortyfivedownstairs theatre 45 Flinders Lane, Melbourne 3000

LIVE AT VENUE OR LIVESTREAM AT HOME
Created using journal entries, letters and articles from Berlioz’s life, combined with a selection of his songs, and transcriptions of his orchestral works

Two Pianos Eight Hands

Tristan Lee, Gina Gataveckaite, Christopher Smith, Coady Green
fortyfivedownstairs theatre 45 Flinders Lane, Melbourne 3000

LIVE AT VENUE OR LIVESTREAM AT HOME
A rare and spectacular event performed by four popular Melbourne pianists

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