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Figs in Wigs

Little Wimmin


Figs in Wigs are back (again) and this time they’ve got their period (dresses).

A live art, feminist ‘adaptation’ of Louisa May Alcott’s classic novel Little Women. Wild, irreverent, and cosmically comical, this production dismantles the traditional canon to make way for the doomed future of humankind.

Prepare to laugh at the traditions of theatre and poke fun at our obsession with ‘the classics’ as the Figs use the story as their very own trojan horse, turning it on its head and mutating it into an unrecognisable cartoon catastrophe that talks about climate change, astrology, and the infinite nature of the universe.

p.s. Beth dies.

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The camera looks down on six white women standing against a bright green background in a V formation, looking up. They are wearing, bright orange wigs in a bob hairstyle, striking orange toned stage makeup, full body black leotards, bright orange hoop cage skirts, and bright orange and black trainers.
Little Wimmin by Figs in Wigs. Image by Rosie Collins.