A Simple Space

From Gravity & Other Myths
Adelaide, Australia

The seven audacious acrobats of Gravity & Other Myths like to keep things simple. Who needs circus rigging, sparkly costumes or even shoes when you've got each other? Balancing, climbing and swinging on one another's heads, hands and shoulders, this talented, tight-knit troupe and their dynamic drummer saturate their stripped-down spectacle with high-energy athleticism. A SIMPLE SPACE is a down-to-earth and downright delightful display of human strength, breathtaking skill and cheeky, good-natured one-upmanship.

"A total triumph. A riveting show of the most incredible physical feats."The Guardian "A communal experience of team spirit, good-natured competition, and togetherness"The Circus Diaries "An awe-inspiring display of strength, skill and creativity" Adelaide Now



Performance Facts

Performance Facts

60 minutes with no intermission

Tickets start at $17.
Individual prices display during seat selection.

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What Kind of Show?
Acrobatics with live music

Cheeky humor and no frills


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Getting to Know Gravity & Other Myths

Gravity & Other Myths is a force to be reckoned with. This down-to-earth ensemble from Down Under does contemporary circus differently with their pared down productions that prioritize physical feats of athleticism over production spectacle. Founded by a group of friends in 2009, the company places an importance on community and connection, whether by keeping audiences up-close (tip: sit on stage!) or supporting other emerging artists with microloans through the GOM Seedling Fund—when not physically supporting each other, of course.

Did You Know?

  • The founding members of Gravity & Other Myths formed close friendships while participating in youth circus together at Cirkidz, a circus school in Adelaide.
  • While some people run away to join the circus, the members of Gravity & Other Myths almost ran away from it. But when they caught the eye of an audience member with Edinburgh Festival Fringe connections, the company put their university degrees, including the likes of chemical engineering, on hold to tour.
  • What does it take to be an acrobat? About 8,320 hours! Growing up, the members of Gravity & Other Myths trained three to four times a week, for three to four hours each. Now, the performers split their time between performing, training and creating new shows.


All The Way From...

Adelaide, Australia
..Adelaide, Australia


The Adelaide Fringe Festival is the largest arts festival in the southern hemisphere and second largest worldwide.

Attending the Performance

All New Victory venues are located on the north side of 42nd Street, between 7th and 8th Avenues, and are wheelchair accessible.


The majority of this season's performances are presented at The New Victory, a 499-seat, historic, jewel box theater. Make yourselves at home in our lobbies and stow your stuff in free storage lockers.

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Located just west of The New Victory, the New 42nd Street Studios building is a state-of-the-art, 10-story rehearsal studio/office/theater complex. Productions that require a more intimate space play at The Duke on 42nd Street theater and in the Studios.
Seating varies in these flexible spaces.



All New Victory venues feature snacks and souvenirs for sale, and stroller parking and changing tables are available whenever age-appropriate. Lobby monitors at The New Victory show a live stream of the stage so that you won't miss out if you need to leave your seat.
Read more about all three venues here, including accessibility information.
Please do not bring backpacks or large bags to the theater. All bags are subject to inspection.

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Where To Go

 The Duke on 42nd Street and New 42nd Street Studios
229 West 42nd Street New York, NY, 10036

 The New Victory Theater
209 West 42nd Street New York, NY, 10036


Welcome to 42nd Street

Welcome to the Crossroads of the World. We recommend that you come early or stay late and grab a bite with one of our neighborhood partners. Visit Partners & Discounts page.

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New Victory ticket prices are subject to change. Each person, regardless of age, must have a ticket to be admitted. Kids under 12 must be accompanied by an adult. No lap seating is permitted without a ticket. Program and schedules are subject to change. No refunds.