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Kavisha Mazzella Online

fortyfivedownstairs online 45 Flinders Lane, Melbourne, VIC, Australia

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

Voyage Online

fortyfivedownstairs online 45 Flinders Lane, Melbourne, VIC, Australia

A new Australian musical written by Helen Begley.

Rathdowne Quartet & Tamara Smolyar Online

fortyfivedownstairs theatre 45 Flinders Lane, Melbourne 3000, Victoria, Australia

Watch Rathdowne Quartet with Tamara Smolyar at home as they perform one of the greatest chamber works ever written.

Collide Online: Unity

fortyfivedownstairs theatre 45 Flinders Lane, Melbourne 3000, Victoria, Australia

Watch Collide at home, sharing with you their blend of colour, fervour, and spirit with works of Mozart, Glinka, Milhaud

Solstice Trio Online

fortyfivedownstairs theatre 45 Flinders Lane, Melbourne 3000, Victoria, Australia

Watch Solstice Trio at home. A program of New York-based composers at the boundaries of contemporary classical, jazz and electronic music.

Coady Green & Christopher Smith Online

fortyfivedownstairs theatre 45 Flinders Lane, Melbourne 3000, Victoria, Australia

Watch the recording of a rare virtuosic event - Liszt's complete Hungarian Rhapsodies, arranged for piano four hands.

Duo Eclettico Online: Solicitude

fortyfivedownstairs theatre 45 Flinders Lane, Melbourne 3000, Victoria, Australia

Watch the recording of Duo Eclettico's 'Solstice' concert, filmed during a live Zoom broadcast in January 2021.

King Lear Online

fortyfivedownstairs theatre 45 Flinders Lane, Melbourne 3000, Victoria, Australia

A moving contemporary adaptation of Shakespeare’s greatest tragedy

Fantastique! The Life and Loves of Hector Berlioz

fortyfivedownstairs theatre 45 Flinders Lane, Melbourne 3000, Victoria, Australia

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

Still by Jen Silverman

fortyfivedownstairs theatre 45 Flinders Lane, Melbourne 3000, Victoria, Australia

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.

RUNT

fortyfivedownstairs theatre 45 Flinders Lane, Melbourne 3000, Victoria, Australia

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

Voyage

fortyfivedownstairs theatre 45 Flinders Lane, Melbourne 3000, Victoria, Australia

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.

Michael Griffiths: Greatest Hits

fortyfivedownstairs theatre 45 Flinders Lane, Melbourne 3000, Victoria, Australia

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

Don’t Make Me Play Piano Man

fortyfivedownstairs theatre 45 Flinders Lane, Melbourne 3000, Victoria, Australia

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.

Electric Loneliness

fortyfivedownstairs theatre 45 Flinders Lane, Melbourne 3000, Victoria, Australia

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

From Don Giovanni to Peking Opera

fortyfivedownstairs theatre 45 Flinders Lane, Melbourne 3000, Victoria, Australia

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

Zoe Knighton/Pia Johnson Bach Project

fortyfivedownstairs theatre 45 Flinders Lane, Melbourne 3000, Victoria, Australia

LIVE AT VENUE OR LIVESTREAM AT HOME
Two iconic Melbourne artists join forces for a unique and magical collaboration

Kavisha Mazzella with Irine Vela

fortyfivedownstairs theatre 45 Flinders Lane, Melbourne 3000, Victoria, Australia

LIVE AT VENUE OR LIVESTREAM AT HOME
Kavisha Mazzella returns briefly to Melbourne for an intimate concert at fortyfivedownstairs with guitarist Irine Vela

Old Friends | New Beginnings

fortyfivedownstairs theatre 45 Flinders Lane, Melbourne 3000, Victoria, Australia

Luke Severn and Elyane Laussade will make their triumphant return to performing as a duo with a concert of some of their favourite works for cello and piano.

The Trauma Project by Elizabeth Walley

fortyfivedownstairs theatre 45 Flinders Lane, Melbourne 3000, Victoria, Australia

An immersive composition for theatre crafted by Elizabeth Walley in response to her eyewitness experience of a homicide in her suburban street.

Trouble in a Monochromatic Town

fortyfivedownstairs theatre 45 Flinders Lane, Melbourne 3000, Victoria, Australia

A lush and gritty program inspired by a palette of shifting drones, acid house, electronics, Dada and silk scarves

Playreading: Underneath Ms Archer

fortyfivedownstairs theatre 45 Flinders Lane, Melbourne 3000, Victoria, Australia

A reading of a new play by Louise Siversen and Peter Houghton.

Playreading: June by Patrick McCarthy

fortyfivedownstairs theatre 45 Flinders Lane, Melbourne 3000, Victoria, Australia

Following their critically acclaimed productions Grief and the Lullaby (2015) and The Sky Is Well Designed (2017), Fabricated Rooms present a work-in-progress reading of their third project, June.

RUNT

fortyfivedownstairs theatre 45 Flinders Lane, Melbourne 3000, Victoria, Australia

A play about the runts of the world: the lesser, the unwanted, the weak, those without clout, the insignificant; all the unders.

The Anniversary

fortyfivedownstairs theatre 45 Flinders Lane, Melbourne 3000, Victoria, Australia

Multi award-winning creators of Die Roten Punkte, Clare Bartholomew and Daniel Tobias are back with a brand new murderously funny physical farce.

Burn This by Lanford Wilson

fortyfivedownstairs theatre 45 Flinders Lane, Melbourne 3000, Victoria, Australia

Two unlikely strangers are brought together by a mysterious death, their connection sparks a chemistry too explosive to ignore

Shostakovich and Schumann

fortyfivedownstairs theatre 45 Flinders Lane, Melbourne 3000, Victoria, Australia

Kyla Matsuura-Miller, Madeleine Jevons, Molly Collier O’Boyle & Harry Ward are joined by virtuoso pianist Tamara Smolyar for one of Shostakovich’s best known chamber works, the G minor Piano Quintet.

Unity

fortyfivedownstairs theatre 45 Flinders Lane, Melbourne 3000, Victoria, Australia

Collide will share with you their blend of colour, fervour, and spirit, with works of Mozart, Glinka, Milhaud

Solicitude

fortyfivedownstairs theatre 45 Flinders Lane, Melbourne 3000, Victoria, Australia

What a way to welcome live performance back to the venue! A stunning program, performed by Coady Green and Justin Kenealy, featuring new commissions, Australian premieres and a sneak preview of a special new work.

Barry Jones & Friends Celebrate the Arts

45 Flinders Lane, Melbourne, VIC, Australia

Join us to celebrate the 88th birthday one of Australia’s most remarkable men, Barry Jones AC in an online performance curated and hosted by board member Julian Burnside AO.

John & Jen

fortyfivedownstairs theatre 45 Flinders Lane, Melbourne 3000, Victoria, Australia

A truly original musical set against the background of a changing world - a story about connections, commitments and the healing of the human heart.

Gods and Demons

fortyfivedownstairs theatre 45 Flinders Lane, Melbourne 3000, Victoria, Australia

From 'Pictures at an Exhibition' to 'Java Suite', from 'Islamey' to Piazzolla’s Tango, Chinese born pianist Yiyun Gu brings fantastic gods and demons together in a concert of magic and high imagination.

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