Previous years’ productions include:
2018, a re-run of the fabulous The Sound of Music
2017, Chitty Chitty Bang Bang, complete with hot air balloons & childcatchers
2016, Grease, with all the sass and pizazz of the Pink Ladies and T-Birds;
2015, Carmen by Bizet, an astonishing operatic feat – in English luckily;
2014, Bugsy Malone complete with silly string mêlée finale;
2013, Guys and Dolls, with all its Cuban swing
2012 saw a fantastic production of My Fair Lady.
2011, the great Cole Porter take on The Taming of the Shrew with Kiss Me Kate;
2010, the amazing Little Shop of Horrors, complete with singing, man-eating plant; 2009, we did Lionel Bart’s Oliver!
2008, Leonard Bernstein’s West Side Story, a contemporary interpretation of Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet set in New York City.
2007, The Sound of Music
2006, Singing in the Rain.
Some families have been coming for over ten years now!
Ex-Extravaganza students (which in fact includes Alasdair, Helen & Olivia!) have since found themselves: joining the National Youth Theatre, performing at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival, directing Sweeney Todd at the University of Oxford, reading an MA at the Central School of Speech and Drama, attending the BRIT school, participating in W11 Opera, and singing with Opera Holland Park… among so many other things.