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Femme Fatale

Closed 27 Oct 2019

Omnibus Theatre

1968, New York. Andy Warhol's muse and his would-be assassin collide in this unconventional dark comedy about fame, failure, and feminism.
Femme Fatale at Omnibus Theatre

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Show details


1968, New York.

Andy Warhol's muse and his would-be assassin collide in this unconventional dark comedy about fame, failure, and feminism.

“Writing that sears and burns” (The Guardian) meets live music and super-8 film in a cabaret set up for an evening of intimate entertainment.

Nico, The Velvet Underground's glamorous front woman, is waiting to shoot Andy Warhol's latest movie, when her room is invaded by Valerie Solanas, writer of the radical feminist SCUM Manifesto.

Despite their contrasting personalities, they have one thing in common: they give precisely zero fucks.

Valerie wants the celebrity's help to spread her message of female revolution - but Nico craves only drugs, to insulate her from her stalled career and traumatic past.

A darkly comic battle begins.

Can these two iron-willed opponents become allies and change their futures?

As humourous as they are uncompromising, the pair's views on men, music, fame and feminism are outrageous and deadpan.

The time seems ripe for this reimagining of two female pop culture icons at the epicenter of 60s cool, battling for control of their own destinies.

With women's ownership of their stories and bodies still firmly on the news agenda, Femme Fatale draws parallels between 1960s feminism and today.

Background, advisory warnings

Age suitability: 14+

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Postal address:
1 Clapham Common Northside
London SW4 0QW

Box office tel: 020 7498 4699

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Previews from:Tuesday 8 October 2019

Press night:Wednesday 9 October 2019

Closes:Sunday 27 October 2019

Performance days & times


Tuesday ‑ 7‑30pm

Wednesday ‑ 7‑30pm

Thursday ‑ 7‑30pm

Friday ‑ 7‑30pm

Saturday ‑ 7‑30pm

Sunday - 4-00pm

Running time: 1 hr 15 mins





Access information

All performance spaces and facilities are fully wheelchair‑accessible.


Sophie Olivia

Polly Wiseman


Author: Polly Wiseman
Director: Nathan Evans 
Designer: Sally Hardcastle
Lighting: Sophie Bailey
Production: Elise Phillips & Fireraisers

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