The Forum Theatre (formerly known as the "State Theatre") is a theatre located on the corner of Flinders Street and Russell Street in the central business district of Melbourne
. The building was designed by American architect John Eberson, who has designed many theatres across the globe, along with a local architectural firm at the time; Bohringer, Taylor & Johnson. It was designed as an "Atmospheric theatre" movie palace. The interior features reproductions of Greco-Roman statuary and a sky-blue ceiling decorated with small stars, mimicking a twilight sky.The building features a Moorish Revival exterior, with minarets and a clock tower.The theatre is listed on the Victorian Heritage Register.Today, it is used for concerts by many artists, having hosted performances.In more recent times, the theatre has been used as a venue for numerous acts.