Riding, Rowe, Jones, Strallen and Moore Set for A Spoonful of Stiles & Drewe

News   Riding, Rowe, Jones, Strallen and Moore Set for A Spoonful of Stiles & Drewe An evening celebrating the work of Olivier Award-winning musical theatre composer George Stiles and lyricist Anthony Drewe will be presented in London July 6.

Entitled A Spoonful of Stiles & Drewe, the concert at Her Majesty's Theatre will benefit Mercury Musical Developments, an organization created to nurture new British musical theatre writing talent. Show time is 7:30 PM.

Among those scheduled to perform the songs of Stiles and Drewe are Olivier Award winners Joanna Riding, Clive Rowe and Leanne Jones; TV actors Helena Blackman and Daniel Boys; Wicked's James Gillan and Oliver Tompsett; Mary Poppins' Scarlett Strallen; Avenue Q's Julie Atherton; Jerry Springer's Alison Jiear; and musical theatre favorite Claire Moore. The award-winning composer-lyricist team will also make a special appearance during the evening.

"This enchanting evening of entertainment," press notes state, "promises to take you on a rollercoaster ride through the multitudinous twists and turns of George and Anthony's illustrious career in the company of the names that have played key roles in their phenomenal success story to date. Joining them will be up and coming stars of the stage and an ensemble of sublimely talented young performers."

The evening, produced by Neil Eckersley and Paul Spicer for Speckulation Entertainment, will feature creative direction by Paul Spicer, staging by Chris Hocking, musical supervision by George Stiles, musical direction by David Randall, choreography by Rebecca Giacopazzi and sound by Mark Dunne.

Stiles and Drewe composed the scores for Honk!, Just So and contributed new songs to the stage version of Mary Poppins. Their newest show is titled Soho Cinders. Her Majesty's Theatre is located at Haymarket in London. Tickets, priced £20.00-£45.00 (VIP seats are £100), are available by calling 0844 412 4657. Visit www.speckulationentertainment.com for more information.

 

George Stiles (l.) and Anthony Drewe
George Stiles (l.) and Anthony Drewe
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