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Taxithi Project

Kefi

fortyfivedownstairs theatre 45 Flinders Lane, Melbourne 3000, Victoria

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

Recording of a live Zoom event

Barry Jones & Friends Celebrate the Arts 2021

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.

Old Friends , New Beginnings

Luke Severn & Elyane Laussade Online

fortyfivedownstairs online 45 Flinders Lane, Melbourne, VIC

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

live zoom broadcast

Barry Jones & Friends Celebrate the Arts 2021

fortyfivedownstairs online 45 Flinders Lane, Melbourne, VIC

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

with Irene Vela, Matthew Arnold & Arnold Zable

Kavisha Mazzella Online

fortyfivedownstairs online 45 Flinders Lane, Melbourne, VIC

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

The Good Girl Song Project

Voyage Online

fortyfivedownstairs online 45 Flinders Lane, Melbourne, VIC

A new Australian musical written by Helen Begley.

Shostakovich and Schumann

Rathdowne Quartet & Tamara Smolyar Online

fortyfivedownstairs theatre 45 Flinders Lane, Melbourne 3000, Victoria

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

Yelian He, Yasmin Rowe & Joseph Lallo

Collide Online: Unity

fortyfivedownstairs theatre 45 Flinders Lane, Melbourne 3000, Victoria

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

Georgina Lewis, Kyla Matsuura-Miller, Steph Arnold

Solstice Trio Online

fortyfivedownstairs theatre 45 Flinders Lane, Melbourne 3000, Victoria

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

Liszt's Complete Hungarian Rhapsodies for Piano Four Hands

Coady Green & Christopher Smith Online

fortyfivedownstairs theatre 45 Flinders Lane, Melbourne 3000, Victoria

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

Coady Green & Justin Kenealy

Duo Eclettico Online: Solicitude

fortyfivedownstairs theatre 45 Flinders Lane, Melbourne 3000, Victoria

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

Melbourne Shakespeare Company

King Lear Online

fortyfivedownstairs theatre 45 Flinders Lane, Melbourne 3000, Victoria

A moving contemporary adaptation of Shakespeare’s greatest tragedy

Karen van Spall, Adam Miller, Coady Green, Melanie Hillman

Fantastique! The Life and Loves of Hector Berlioz

fortyfivedownstairs theatre 45 Flinders Lane, Melbourne 3000, Victoria

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

Jen Silverman

Still by Jen Silverman

fortyfivedownstairs theatre 45 Flinders Lane, Melbourne 3000, Victoria

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.

Dee & Cornelius & Wilks

RUNT | Return Season

fortyfivedownstairs theatre 45 Flinders Lane, Melbourne 3000, Victoria

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

Helen Begley

Voyage

fortyfivedownstairs theatre 45 Flinders Lane, Melbourne 3000, Victoria

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

Michael Griffiths: Greatest Hits

fortyfivedownstairs theatre 45 Flinders Lane, Melbourne 3000, Victoria

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

Steven Kramer

Don’t Make Me Play Piano Man

fortyfivedownstairs theatre 45 Flinders Lane, Melbourne 3000, Victoria

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.

Night Creatures

Electric Loneliness

fortyfivedownstairs theatre 45 Flinders Lane, Melbourne 3000, Victoria

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

Yiyun Gu

From Don Giovanni to Peking Opera

fortyfivedownstairs theatre 45 Flinders Lane, Melbourne 3000, Victoria

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

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

The Boite

Kavisha Mazzella with Irine Vela

fortyfivedownstairs theatre 45 Flinders Lane, Melbourne 3000, Victoria

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

Luke Severn and Elyane Laussade

Old Friends | New Beginnings

fortyfivedownstairs theatre 45 Flinders Lane, Melbourne 3000, Victoria

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.

Elizabeth Walley

The Trauma Project by Elizabeth Walley

fortyfivedownstairs theatre 45 Flinders Lane, Melbourne 3000, Victoria

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

Solstice Trio

Trouble in a Monochromatic Town

fortyfivedownstairs theatre 45 Flinders Lane, Melbourne 3000, Victoria

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

Louise Siversen & Peter Houghton

Playreading: Underneath Ms Archer

fortyfivedownstairs theatre 45 Flinders Lane, Melbourne 3000, Victoria

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

Fabricated Rooms

Playreading: June by Patrick McCarthy

fortyfivedownstairs theatre 45 Flinders Lane, Melbourne 3000, Victoria

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.

Dee & Cornelius & Wilks

RUNT

fortyfivedownstairs theatre 45 Flinders Lane, Melbourne 3000, Victoria

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

Clare Bartholomew & Daniel Tobias

The Anniversary

fortyfivedownstairs theatre 45 Flinders Lane, Melbourne 3000, Victoria

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

16th Street Actors Studio

Burn This by Lanford Wilson

fortyfivedownstairs theatre 45 Flinders Lane, Melbourne 3000, Victoria

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

Rathdowne Quartet with Tamara Smolyar

Shostakovich and Schumann

fortyfivedownstairs theatre 45 Flinders Lane, Melbourne 3000, Victoria

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.

Collide

Unity

fortyfivedownstairs theatre 45 Flinders Lane, Melbourne 3000, Victoria

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

Duo Eclettico

Solicitude

fortyfivedownstairs theatre 45 Flinders Lane, Melbourne 3000, Victoria

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.

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