Another of Melbourne’s gem performance spaces that is owned by the Marriner Group, the Forum Theatre is to music what the Regent Theatre is to theatrical performance; a premier venue offering timeless elegance and contemporary arts.
The Forum is known for its high sound quality and liberal dancing space, as well as for attracting some of the best local and international music artists, comedians and festivals.
The Forum Theatre is also a beautiful testament to historical Melbourne, retaining its original Gothic-Romanesque architecture and 1929 charm. It was once the State Theatre and largest seated venue in Australia and now offers multiple performance spaces as well as private function venues.
The Forum Theatre bar opens 45 minutes before a gig, selling drinks and snacks. Surrounding bars and restaurants offer potential for a really special evening. Options include some wine and tapas at local favourite, Modiva, in graffiti-filled Hosier Lane.