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Kavisha Mazzella Online

with Irene Vela, Matthew Arnold & Arnold Zable
fortyfivedownstairs online 45 Flinders Lane, Melbourne, VIC

A moving online concert with ARIA Award-winner Kavisha Mazella filled with storytelling and music.

Barry Jones & Friends Celebrate the Arts 2021

live zoom broadcast
fortyfivedownstairs online 45 Flinders Lane, Melbourne, VIC

Join us live online for an afternoon of poetry and music celebrating Barry Jones' 89th birthday

Luke Severn & Elyane Laussade Online

Old Friends , New Beginnings
fortyfivedownstairs online 45 Flinders Lane, Melbourne, VIC

Experience the full spectrum of emotion and intimacy that the cello and piano execute so well.

Barry Jones & Friends Celebrate the Arts 2021

Recording of a live Zoom event
fortyfivedownstairs online 45 Flinders Lane, Melbourne, VIC

Watch the recording of the live online poetry and music event celebrating the 89th birthday of Barry Jones at home.

The Long Pigs Online

Clare Bartholomew, Derek Ives-Plunkett, Nicci Wilks
fortyfivedownstairs online 45 Flinders Lane, Melbourne, VIC

In a surreal world that could have been created by Jean-Pierre Jeunet or Tim Burton, this very black comedy pushes the boundaries of physical theatre - watch it online at home!

White Day Dream Online

Weave Movement Theatre & Yumi Umiumare
fortyfivedownstairs online 45 Flinders Lane, Melbourne, VIC

A unique fusion between Butoh and physical theatre performed by dancers with and without disability, White Day Dream moves between the surreal and absurd exploring universal human themes of memory and dreams.

Kefi

Taxithi Project
fortyfivedownstairs theatre 45 Flinders Lane, Melbourne 3000, Victoria

Taxithi Project invites you to welcome summer with party songs from the 50s, 60s and 70s.

The New Impromptu Quartet

Alexander Nettelbeck, Conrad Henderson, Andrew Horneman, Nitida Atkinson
fortyfivedownstairs theatre 45 Flinders Lane, Melbourne 3000, Victoria

The New Impromptu Quartet is thrilled to return to fortyfivedownstairs this November!

Hell Ship: The Journey of the Ticonderoga

Michael Veitch
fortyfivedownstairs theatre 45 Flinders Lane, Melbourne 3000, Victoria

In 1852, Michael Veitch’s great-great grandfather confronted a deadly epidemic head-on, as the ship’s surgeon on the emigrant clipper Ticonderoga’s nighmare voyage from Liverpool to Melbourne. Resonating powerfully with today’s world, Hell Ship is a story of hope, love and survival.

Alter Edith

Holly Durant
fortyfivedownstairs theatre 45 Flinders Lane, Melbourne 3000, Victoria

Alter Edith is a cycle of almost performances amongst extra-terrestrial environments. Edith is an alien trying earthly sentiments. Her curiosity of Earthly delights creates mobile museums in real-time.

Eight Hands

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

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

he/r

written by eva rees & directed by ruby rees
fortyfivedownstairs theatre 45 Flinders Lane, Melbourne 3000, Victoria

he/r is cutting edge. It asks big questions about self, belonging, and the sickening notion that we should all be woke.

Death of a Salesman

Hearth Theatre
fortyfivedownstairs theatre 45 Flinders Lane, Melbourne 3000, Victoria

Rediscover one of the greatest plays of the 20th Century, brought to life by an extraordinary ensemble of actors.

NOTHING by Janne Teller

Adapted by Fleur Murphy
fortyfivedownstairs theatre 45 Flinders Lane, Melbourne 3000, Victoria

A riveting adaptation of Janne Teller’s award-winning novel, now considered a modern classic.

The New Impromptu Quartet featuring Raleigh Williams

Alexander Nettelbeck, Conrad Henderson, Jim Glasson, Andy Horneman and Raleigh Williams
fortyfivedownstairs theatre 45 Flinders Lane, Melbourne 3000, Victoria

Join us for an afternoon of jazz, exploring a world of styles and influences, and featuring guest vocalist Raleigh Williams.

Brahms and Dances

Yiyun Gu & Matthew Rigby
fortyfivedownstairs theatre 45 Flinders Lane, Melbourne 3000, Victoria

Experience the full range of power, raw emotion, and beauty of sound possible on violin and piano with Matthew Rigby and Yiyun Gu.

Viola, Viola

Wenhong Luo and William Vyvyan Murray
fortyfivedownstairs theatre 45 Flinders Lane, Melbourne 3000, Victoria

Fellow violists Wenhong Huo and William Vyvyan Murray present an exciting program of viola duets. 

GLOW

Jasper Ly & Peter Dumsday
fortyfivedownstairs theatre 45 Flinders Lane, Melbourne 3000, Victoria

Jasper Ly (oboe) and Peter Dumsday (piano) present GLOW – a concert celebrating the contemporary sound world of Melbourne composers.

Trash Pop Butterflies, Dance Dance Paradise

Maki Morita
fortyfivedownstairs theatre 45 Flinders Lane, Melbourne 3000, Victoria

A reading of the new play 'Trash Pop Butterflies, Dance Dance Paradise' by Maki Morita, directed by Amelia Burke.

Cotton and Silk

Benjamin Nichol
fortyfivedownstairs theatre 45 Flinders Lane, Melbourne 3000, Victoria

A reading of the new play 'Cotton and Silk' by Benjamin Nichol (LOVE), directed by Stephen Nicolazzo, and featuring Jennifer Vuletic and Brigid Gallacher.

Art and Life, Domestic and Sublime

Coady Green and Linda Barcan
fortyfivedownstairs gallery 45 Flinders Lane, Melbourne, Victoria

Pianist Coady Green and mezzo-soprano Linda Barcan perform two major song cycles by Melbourne-based composers Linda Kouvaras and Katy Abbott.

The Herring Island Piano Sonata

Coady Green and Tiriki Onus
fortyfivedownstairs gallery 45 Flinders Lane, Melbourne, Victoria

The world premiere of Linda Kouvaras' new work, the Herring Island Sonata for Piano and Narrator, performed by pianist Coady Green and narrator Tiriki Onus.

Kup Murri

Maryanne Sam
fortyfivedownstairs gallery 45 Flinders Lane, Melbourne, Victoria

A reading of the new play 'Kup Murri', written and directed by Maryanne Sam, and featuring Glenn Shea, Kamarra Bell-Wykes, Corey Saylor-Brunskill, Anna Burgess, Syd Brisbane and Carissa Lee.

Myra in Space

Bridgette Burton
fortyfivedownstairs gallery 45 Flinders Lane, Melbourne, Victoria

A reading of the new play 'Myra in Space' by Bridgette Burton, directed by Alice Bishop and featuring Kelly Nash.

1863: The Birth of Impressionism

Songmakers Australia
fortyfivedownstairs gallery 45 Flinders Lane, Melbourne, Victoria

Songmakers Australia - soprano Merlyn Quaife AM, bass-baritone Nicholas Dinopoulos and pianist Andrea Katz - perform a program of stunning French repertoire by Debussy, Fauré, Duparc, Chausson and Poulenc.

Crocodiles

Elbow Room
fortyfivedownstairs gallery 45 Flinders Lane, Melbourne, Victoria

A reading of the new play Crocodiles by Vidya Rajan, directed by Marcel Dorney.

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15 Minutes from Anywhere
fortyfivedownstairs gallery 45 Flinders Lane, Melbourne, Victoria

A reading of the new play 'post' by Jane Miller, directed by Beng Oh and featuring Keith Brockett, Steve Gome, Kelly Nash, Marissa O’Reilly, Sonya Suares and Glenn van Oosterom.

Robbie Melville’s smallCHESTRA

Robbie Melville's smallCHESTRA
fortyfivedownstairs gallery 45 Flinders Lane, Melbourne, Victoria

Featuring Melbourne jazz veterans Ronny Ferella (drums), Tamara Murphy (bass), Robbie Melville (guitar), Gideon Brazil (tenor saxophone, alto flute) and Flora Carbo (alto saxophone/bass clarinet), and classical cellist Zoe Knighton, the smallCHESTRA creates a spectacular range of dynamic and timbral possibilities in a relatively small package, and blurs the barriers between contemporary folk, jazz and classical.

Naomi

Patrick Livesey
fortyfivedownstairs theatre 45 Flinders Lane, Melbourne 3000, Victoria

The Melbourne premiere of Patrick Livesey's acclaimed and deeply moving one person show. Winner of the Adelaide Critics Circle Award at the 2022 Adelaide Fringe Festival.

The Last Train to Madeline

Patalog Theatre
fortyfivedownstairs theatre 45 Flinders Lane, Melbourne 3000, Victoria

A world premiere presented by Patalog Theatre ('Punk Rock' at fortyfivedownstairs in 2019), featuring Will McKenna and Lucy Ansell.

Just a Boy, Standing in Front of a Girl

15 Minutes from Anywhere
fortyfivedownstairs theatre 45 Flinders Lane, Melbourne 3000, Victoria

From the creators of 'The Yellow Wave' and 'Cuckoo' comes a Medea for our times.

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