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Liszt’s Italian Pilgrimage

Tristan Lee

A rare opportunity to hear Liszt's cycle in its entirety, pianist Tristan Lee takes us through the composer's Italian pilgrimage.

Collide ‘hors d’oeuvre’

Yelian He, Yasmin Rowe & Joseph Lallo

Collide returns to fortyfivedownstairs with an exciting new program of arrangements for cello, piano and saxophone.

UNFOLDING

Michael Pearce
fortyfivedownstairs gallery 45 Flinders Lane, Melbourne, Victoria

Unfolding introduces elements of dimension, light and shadow into pastel drawings through precise folding and embossing of parts of the paper.

Primal

Janice Gobey
fortyfivedownstairs gallery 45 Flinders Lane, Melbourne, Victoria

An exhibition of oil paintings exploring the palpable anger in response to current economic uncertainty, environmental degradation, diminishing resources and inequality.

Mr Burns, a post-electric play | RETURN SEASON

Lightning Jar Theatre

After a completely sold-out season, Lightning Jar Theatre is thrilled to announce the return of Mr. Burns, a post-electric play for those who missed out first time around!

The Power of Pattern

Gavin Brown
fortyfivedownstairs gallery 45 Flinders Lane, Melbourne, Victoria

Gavin Brown presents a body of new paintings exploring the surreal, the unimaginable and the unexpected.

Conventicle

Chris Orr
fortyfivedownstairs gallery 45 Flinders Lane, Melbourne, Victoria

An unorthodox assemblage of everyday detritus, ephemera and artist photography blanketed in classical engravings and stencils.

LOVE by Patricia Cornelius

fortyfivedownstairs

An unapologetic exploration of love and addiction. Audacious. Raw. In-your-face, LOVE is a work that talks about an Australia that is rarely explored on our stages.

SHIT by Patricia Cornelius

fortyfivedownstairs

SHIT, winner of four Green Room Awards, returns to fortyfivedownstairs after a sold-out season in 2016.

Complex Life

Catherine Hearse & Glenn Murray
fortyfivedownstairs gallery 45 Flinders Lane, Melbourne, Victoria

Two friends and artists use their artistic processes to explore their positions in the world, both in a physical, environmental and emotional manner.

E lascia dir le genti

John Mezzini
fortyfivedownstairs gallery 45 Flinders Lane, Melbourne, Victoria

E lascia dir le genti, captures fragments of social interaction. The moment when inhibitions are dropped, and subjects are exposed in their most raw and vulnerable state, where we are confronted by the beauty of the immediate.

Travesties by Tom Stoppard

Bloomsday in Melbourne

Bloomsday in Melbourne return to fortyfivedownstairs to celebrate everything James Joyce.

Emerging Artist Award 2019

presented by fortyfivedownstairs
fortyfivedownstairs gallery 45 Flinders Lane, Melbourne, Victoria

fortyfivedownstairs is excited to present the fifth annual Emerging Artist Award in 2019.

Songs and Dances with Sally-Anne Russell

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

Internationally acclaimed mezzo-soprano Sally-Anne Russell joins Salon Project for a beguiling concert of Songs and Dances.

Perspectives

Yasmin Rowe
fortyfivedownstairs theatre 45 Flinders Lane, Melbourne 3000, Victoria

Yasmin Rowe returns to fortyfivedownstairs with a stunning solo piano program ranging from the contemplative to the utmost joy and exhilaration.

Benn Bennett Live

Benn Bennett
fortyfivedownstairs theatre 45 Flinders Lane, Melbourne 3000, Victoria

Award-winning cabaret artist Benn Bennett returns to fortyfivedownstairs for one night only!

Krapp’s Last Tape by Samuel Beckett

Max Gillies

After a critically acclaimed season in 2018, Max Gillies returns to fortyfivedownstairs in Beckett's remarkable duet for solo performer and tape recorder.

A Dangerous Smile

Rowan Chanen
fortyfivedownstairs gallery 45 Flinders Lane, Melbourne, Victoria

A Dangerous Smile not only documents a life that has been lived for centuries, but also reflects upon the very modern point at which the pursuit of inner peace intersects with the pursuit of politics.

The Last Days of Summer

Peter Hyatt
fortyfivedownstairs gallery 45 Flinders Lane, Melbourne, Victoria

Peter Hyatt combines sublime photographic imagery and digital art to create a richly invented tableaux. Familiar yet dreamlike, his work captures the collision of people, places and nature, frequently as disparate forces.

Play Reading: The Curtain

Daniel Keene
fortyfivedownstairs theatre 45 Flinders Lane, Melbourne 3000, Victoria

Join us for a rehearsed reading of Daniel Keene's 'The Curtain' directed by Beng Oh

After the Archive: Park Life

Amanda Johnson

Amanda Johnson’s paintings question the fate of the public garden in a context of global warming. How has our physical and cultural encounter with the public garden changed?

A Room of One’s Own by Virginia Woolf

Peta Hanrahan

Following a sold-out premiere season, Sentient Theatre's 'A Room of One’s Own by Virginia Woolf' returns, shining a light on our history with astounding relevance to contemporary society.

TERRAFORM

Josh Dykgraaf
fortyfivedownstairs gallery 45 Flinders Lane, Melbourne, Victoria

A photographic manipulation experiment representing the culmination of countless hours of exploration, both literal and artistic.

The Ghetto Cabaret

fortyfivedownstairs
fortyfivedownstairs theatre 45 Flinders Lane, Melbourne 3000, Victoria

A powerful new cabaret featuring Yiddish songs written in the Jewish ghettos of WWII.

Sepharad

The Boite
fortyfivedownstairs theatre 45 Flinders Lane, Melbourne 3000, Victoria

Dancer Tomas Arroquero and guitarist Kieren Ray work with Israeli born oud player, Yuval Ashkar, in a collaboration that revisits the Moorish connections with Flamenco in the inaugural performance of an exciting new project.

CARTONI: containers contained

Michelangelo Russo
fortyfivedownstairs gallery 45 Flinders Lane, Melbourne, Victoria

A series of encaustic paintings focusing on structure, minimalism and abstraction, utilising the everyday material of corrugated cardboard.

Meteorites from Earth

Oliver Ashworth-Martin
fortyfivedownstairs gallery 45 Flinders Lane, Melbourne, Victoria

A series of sculptures and drawings as a result of the artist's fascination with the intersections of space, nature and science.

FLY – a chamber opera

Lyric
fortyfivedownstairs theatre 45 Flinders Lane, Melbourne 3000, Victoria

Melbourne’s award-winning, boutique opera company, Lyric, presents this Australian work about Lawrence Hargrave: explorer, engineer, inventor and the man on the twenty dollar note.

Phoenix Trio

Lina Andonovska, Alexina Hawkins, Harold Gretton
fortyfivedownstairs theatre 45 Flinders Lane, Melbourne 3000, Victoria

Flute, viola and guitar come together to reimagine chamber music masterpieces alongside recently penned compositions for this unique combination.

Since You’ve Been Gone

Penelope Metcalf
fortyfivedownstairs gallery 45 Flinders Lane, Melbourne, Victoria

A series of oil paintings that are based on locations around the eastern suburbs of Melbourne, focusing on old homes, gardens and trees. It won't always be like this.

Shop Talk

Alex Zubryn
fortyfivedownstairs gallery 45 Flinders Lane, Melbourne, Victoria

A unique installation of drawings and painting exploring community life and suburbia through the interpretation and recreation of quirky and vibrant shop front windows.

The Rapture Chapter II: Art vs Extinction

Finucane & Smith

Moira Finucane, one of the world’s greatest performance chameleons, magic realist geniuses and apocalyptic rock goddesses, brings home The Rapture Chapter II in her mind-stunning party on the edge of the abyss.

Sex of Nature

Thomas K Lee
fortyfivedownstairs gallery 45 Flinders Lane, Melbourne, Victoria

A photographic series exploring areas of wilderness in Tasmania and Nepal. The stark and isolated landscapes invoke feelings of loneliness and awe, and the notion that the natural environment is harsh and unforgiving.

Water Bending Off A Rock

JACK TAR and Company
fortyfivedownstairs gallery 45 Flinders Lane, Melbourne, Victoria

This series of photographs represents the endless flow of the water cycle and how water continues on a path, always adapting to its surrounds on its endeavours.

Dancing from the Dark, Looking for the Light

Debra Luccio
fortyfivedownstairs gallery 45 Flinders Lane, Melbourne, Victoria

An exhibition of new monotypes, paintings and etchings inspired by The Australian Ballet.

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