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A VaVaVoom Theatre and Bedroom Community Production Winner of Music Theatre Now Awards in 2016

"outstanding entertainment, a true feast for eyes and ears, a performance I can not stop thinking about and long for seeing again and again”


"A great and magnificent weaving takes place onstage (...) extremely well done, both by singers, musicians and composer”



WIDE SLUMBER for lepidopterists  is an hour long music theatre performance

inspired by the award-winning book by A.rawlings, pairing sleep and dream studies with lepidoptery

(the study of butterflies and moths). 


A small ensemble of musicians, three singers and a performer conjure an ethereal and visceral world of cyclic metamorphosis. WIDE SLUMBER for lepidopterists is produced by VaVaVoom Theatre and Bedroom Community and was premiered in May 2014, at the 28th edition of Reykjavik Arts Festival. It won the Music Theatre Now Awards in 2016

"a fantasia of poetry and colours, a mind expanding music - and visual performance which opens doors into the inner and outer world of all that is"


"These groups (VaVaVoom & Bedroom Community) are practically able to create wizardry, as one witnessed repeatedly”


Visual story by Sara Martí and

Sigríður Sunna Reynisdóttir

Music by Valgeir Sigurðsson

Poetry by Angela Rawlings

Light design and video programming  by Ingi Bekk

Film, animation and photos by 

Pierre-Alain Giraud

Set design by Eva Signy Berger

Costume design by Harpa Einarsdottir

Choreography by Valgerður Runarsdottir


Ásgerður Júníusdóttir

Sasha Siem

Alexi Murdoch


Ólafur Björn

Liam Byrne

James McVinnie

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