Musicals by Stiles and Drewe – A Full List

George Stiles and Anthony Drewe are a contemporary songwriting duo who have together created musical theatre hits for both children and adults. And for your convenience, here’s a full list of all the musicals by Stiles & Drewe to date, sorted chronologically.


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Musicals by Stiles and Drewe

Just So

Music: George Stiles  Book/Lyrics: Anthony Drewe

Musical Type: Pre-Contemporary (1984)

Just So was one of the first collaborations between Stiles & Drewe. This uplifting musical won the Vivian Ellis Prize shortly after being written, and it’s still relatively popular today!


Honk!

Music: George Stiles  Book/Lyrics: Anthony Drewe

Musical Type: Pre-Contemporary (1993)

Another timeless treasure, Honk! won the 2000 Olivier Award for “Best Musical” and is still wildly popular for family-friendly audiences.


Peter Pan: A Musical Adventure

Music: George Stiles  Lyrics: Anthony Drewe  Book: Willis Hall

Musical Type: Pre-Contemporary (1997)

Peter Pan: A Musical Adventure first opened in Denmark and was even performed in Danish. It is now performed in many countries across the globe.


Mary Poppins

Music/Lyrics: Richard M. Sherman, Robert B. Sherman, George Stiles, Anthony Drewe  Book: Julian Fellowes

Musical Type: 1964 Film/Contemporary Musical (2004)

Stiles & Drewe wrote additional music for Mary Poppins and reworked some of the classics. This stage version was of course a huge hit and continues to be to this day!


Betty Blue Eyes

Music: George Stiles  Lyrics: Anthony Drewe  Book: Ron Cowen, Daniel Lipman

Musical Type: Contemporary (2011)

Based on the 1984 film, A Private Function, Betty Blue Eyes opened in London in 2011. It received Olivier Award nominations and went on to premiere in the US in 2013.


Soho Cinders

Music: George Stiles  Lyrics/Book: Anthony Drewe  Book: Elliot Davis

Musical Type: Contemporary (2011)

Soho Cinders is an edgy and modern reworking of the classic tale of Cinderella. The musical first premiered in 2011 to celebrate the 25-year partnership between Stiles & Drewe!


The Three Little Pigs (2013)

Music: George Stiles  Book/Lyrics: Anthony Drewe

Musical Type: Contemporary (2013)

Designed for audiences aged three and up, The Three Little Pigs was commissioned by The Singapore Repertory Theatre as the first in a trilogy of family-friendly trios!


Goldilocks and the Three Bears

Music: George Stiles  Book/Lyrics: Anthony Drewe

Musical Type: Contemporary (2013)

As a part of the same series by The Singapore Repertory Theatre, Goldilocks and the Three Bears is also for audiences aged three and up. Three Billy Goats Gruff came as the finale to the trilogy, but there isn’t much information about the show online.


KIPPS – The New Half a Sixpence Musical

Music/Lyrics: George Stiles, Anthony Drewe, David Heneker  Book: Julian Fellowes

Musical Type: Post-Golden Age/Contemporary (2016)

Based on the 1905 novel, Kipps, Half a Sixpence opened to 5-star reviews at the Chichester Festival Theater in England. From there, it moved to the West End later in the year.


The Wind in the Willows

Music: George Stiles  Book: Anthony Drewe  Book: Julian Fellowes

Musical Type: Contemporary (2016)

This charming tale about Mr. Toad first premiered in 2016 before embarking on a tour across the UK. It also received a nomination for “Best Musical” at the Manchester Theatre Awards.


Becoming Nancy

Music: George Stiles  Lyrics: Anthony Drewe  Book: Elliot Davis

Musical Type: Contemporary (2019)

Based on the best-selling novel of the same name, Becoming Nancy just recently premiered in 2019 and is not yet available for licensing. More details to come!


Identical

Music: George Stiles  Lyrics: Anthony Drewe  Book: Stuart Patterson

Musical Type: Upcoming (2022)

Based on the novel, A Parent Trap (which also inspired the Disney films), Identical is an upcoming stage musical due to have its premiere at some point in 2022.


Musicals by George Stiles

Moll Flanders

Music: George Stiles  Lyrics: Paul Leigh  Book: Claire Luckham

Musical Type: Pre-Contemporary (1993)


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Which of these musicals by Stiles & Drewe is your favorite?

Or have you ever played a role in any of these Stiles & Drewe musicals? Feel free to share in the comments below! And if you like these types of lists, check out the musical database. That’s where you’ll find musicals sorted by composer, theme, setting, and more!


Stacy Karyn, author of Musicals by Stiles & Drewe.
Author: Stacy Karyn

Stacy Karyn is the founder of Theatre Trip, author of The Thespian’s Bucket List, and creator of The Cast Album List. She has a TESOL drama certificate, a BA in theatre, and has worked and interned with Broadway and Off-Broadway theaters.


 

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