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Do not go gentle…

fortyfivedownstairs presents Do not go gentle... by Patricia Cornelius directed by Julian Meyrick 5 - 29 August 2010 How is it possible to enter old age with grace when there’s so much to be done, things to achieve, places to…

Cafe Scheherazade

fortyfivedownstairs presents Cafe Scheherazade 8 March - 3 April 2011 20 August - 11 September 2011 Cafe Scheherazade returns to fortyfivedownstairs after a sold-out season SHOW DETAILS: 8 March - 3 April 2011 20 August - 11 September 2011 times:…

Whiteley’s Incredible Blue

fortyfivedownstairs in association with Melbourne Festival presents Whiteley’s Incredible Blue… an hallucination  13 - 23 October 2011 What lies inside the imaginations of an artist and addict? SHOW DETAILS: 13 - 23 October 2011 times: Tuesday to Sunday 8pm Friday…

Michael James Manaia

fortyfivedownstairs in association with Melbourne Festival present

fortyfivedownstairs in association with Melbourne Festival presents Michael James Manaia 12 - 28 October 2012 What do you do when the country you grew up in – the country you fought for – has no place for you? SHOW DETAILS:…

Savages by Patricia Cornelius

fortyfivedownstairs presents Savages by Patricia Cornelius 16 August - 18 September 2013 ★★★★1/2 '….stunning, stylised work by one of our most original writers...' ArtsHub SHOW DETAILS: 16 August - 18 September 2013 opening night: Friday 16 August duration: 75 minutes…

Dreamers

fortyfivedownstairs theatre 45 Flinders Lane, Melbourne 3000

fortyfivedownstairs presents Dreamers 7 - 30 November 2014 ★★★★ 1/2 '...a romance of simplicity and much tenderness' Australian Book Review SHOW DETAILS: 7 - 30 November 2014 preview: Thursday 6 November opening night: Friday 7 November times: Tuesday to Saturday…

TAXITHI

fortyfivedownstairs theatre 45 Flinders Lane, Melbourne 3000

The untold stories of women who migrated from Greece to Australia in the 1950s and 60s.

L’amante anglaise by Marguerite Duras

fortyfivedownstairs theatre 45 Flinders Lane, Melbourne 3000

After three sellout seasons, Marguerite Duras' chilling story of a brutal murder in small town France returns to the stage.

Birdcage Thursdays by Sandra Fiona Long

fortyfivedownstairs theatre 45 Flinders Lane, Melbourne 3000

A dark and humorous new Australian theatre work about isolation and excess in modern life.

This is Eden by Emily Goddard

fortyfivedownstairs theatre 45 Flinders Lane, Melbourne 3000

A limited return season of an extraordinary work that examines our dark past. Part of the 2018 VCE Drama Playlist.

DE STROYED

Jillian Murray
fortyfivedownstairs theatre 45 Flinders Lane, Melbourne 3000

A thought provoking new Australian work by Jillian Murray and Suzanne Chaundy with words by Simone de Beauvoir.

Bottomless by Dan Lee

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fortyfivedownstairs theatre 45 Flinders Lane, Melbourne 3000

Broome is a tropical paradise, but also home to the idiosyncratic Sober Up Centre. Written in response to his own experience of getting sober, Dan Lee's story moves between a chaotic night the Centre and a long past tragic incident.

LOVE by Patricia Cornelius

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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

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

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.

The Ghetto Cabaret

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fortyfivedownstairs theatre 45 Flinders Lane, Melbourne 3000

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

The Year of Magical Thinking

Joan Didion
fortyfivedownstairs theatre 45 Flinders Lane, Melbourne 3000

Green Room Award winners Jillian Murray and Laurence Strangio re-join forces to present Joan Didion’s remarkable memoir

The Curtain by Daniel Keene

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fortyfivedownstairs theatre 45 Flinders Lane, Melbourne 3000

Daniel Keene returns to fortyfivedownstairs with The Curtain, written with his sharp ear for poetry and play.

Edward Albee’s A Delicate Balance

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fortyfivedownstairs theatre 45 Flinders Lane, Melbourne 3000

Gary Abrahams directs Edward Albee’s Pulitzer Prizewinning drama of 1966 featuring a stellar cast.

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