Something in the Water

Ticket prices

Full Price: $30.00

Watch From Home Full Price: $20.00

Concession: $25.00

BankSA cardholder: $23.25

Midweek Treat: $23.00

Companion Card: $0.00

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60 min

Dates & times

Black Box Theatre at Black Box Theatres @ Adelaide Botanic Garden:

LIVE at Watch from Home:

2 Venues

Black Box Theatre at Black Box Theatres @ Adelaide Botanic Garden

Adelaide Botanic Garden, Car Park 39, Adelaide, SA, 5000

Enter via Hackney Rd / Plane Tree Dr (first left turn into car park 39 - next to International Rose Garden)

Content warnings


Age Suitability:


Coarse Language:

Occasional, Strong

Nudity Level:

Occasional, Strong

Sexual References:

Occasional, Mild

Other Warnings:

Loud noises

Please note:

Themes Gender Dysphoria, Transphobia, Misgendering

Performance accessibility

  • Auslan Interpretation
    Wednesday 17th March 8:20pm
  • 2021 Artist Fund Recipient
  • Watch From Home

About this event

Sexy, gay and incredibly stupid, this international award-winning comedy brings you an hour filled with "infectious silliness". When Grumms transforms into a horrible squid-like monster (think Creature from the Black Lagoon meets The Muppets ) they must hide their secret identity and disguise as a "normal, human woman". Cartoonish chaos ensues, and only by being their true self can Grumms become the superhero they've always wanted to be.
Superhero or horrible monster?
You decide.

Stunning video projections, puppetry and "laugh-out loud" physical comedy combine in this absurd exploration of gender, comics and growing up "normal".

★★★★★ "I can't recommend this play enough" The Star Phoenix.
"Outrageously unconventional" Orlando Weekly.
"Profound, honest & hilarious" Theatre in London.

Got little ones? Check out the family-friendly version Something in the Water: For Kids

Presented by:
Scantily Glad Theatre

Scantily Glad Theatre is the new and exciting voice of queer & feminist comedy from Canada. Founded in 2014, we strive to make empowering queer shows by telling stories often overlooked by mainstream theatre. Our shows: "SCUM: a manifesto", "Pack Animals", "Something in the Water" and "Girl in the Box" have toured across North America to critical success and sold-out audiences.

S.E. Grummett (they/them) is a white settler trans artist from Saskatchewan, Canada. After being stuck in Australia since last year’s Adelaide Fringe, Grummett has been hunkering down in Melbourne. Grumms also performs as part of the award-winning musical clown duo: Pack Animals.


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