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Slaughterhouse Five

24 April 2019 to 5 May 2019
Monash University Student Theatre
Monash Uni Student Theatre & Theatre Works

A theatrical adaptation of one of the most loved, important novels of the 20th Century.


30 April 2019

An exhibition of oil paintings exploring the palpable anger in response to current economic uncertainty,...


30 April 2019

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

Mr Burns, a post-electric play | RETURN SEASON

1 May 2019

After a completely sold-out season, Lightning Jar Theatre is thrilled to announce the return of Mr.

Power of Pattern

21 May 2019

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


21 May 2019

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

LOVE by Patricia Cornelius

23 May 2019

An unapologetic exploration of love and addiction. Audacious. Raw.

SHIT by Patricia Cornelius

29 May 2019

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