the 4048: A blackbox performance space at 4048 Flowers Road

The 4048 is a Blackbox Theater space housed within the Robert Mello Studio. While some productions are affiliated with the Robert Mello Studio, The 4048 is also available for rentals by organizations not affiliated with the studio. (If you’re interested in renting The 4048, please see our rentals page).

Some productions are affiliated with the Robert Mello Studio and will be advertised as affiliate productions, such as the Off the Page Series of staged readings, or the RMS Lab productions, which give students, instructors, and studio staff a chance to work together and produce a play.

This page is so you can find out when shows are going up at The 4048, who is producing them, and where you can find tickets. Please address any ticketing inquiries to the person specifically listed with the production, as some productions are not affiliated with the Robert Mello Studio.

Up next at The 4048:



Right On Productions is mounting David Harrower’s taut emotional drama “Blackbird” at The Robert Mello Studio Blackbox in Atlanta, Georgia. Fifteen years ago, 35-year-old Ray was convicted of sexually assaulting 12-year-old Una. After serving his prison sentence, Ray changed his name and started a new life. Una, still haunted by her past, stumbles across a recent photo of Ray and decides to confront him at his workplace. Directed by Marc Gowan. Starring Heather Rule and Jayson Warner Smith.

Show dates:
August 3- August 19
Fridays and Saturdays at 8 pm, Sundays at 7 pm
Get your tickets here!
For questions about this event, contact Jayson Warner Smith at