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40 of the Best Audition Songs for Baritenors

Looking for a musical theatre song that’s perfectly suited for your vocal range? If you can comfortably sing in the baritone vocal range and extend your capabilities by reaching a few notes into the tenor range, you are probably a baritenor. While songs in this category are rare, all of the following audition songs for baritenors fit this unique vocal profile.

If you haven’t gone through the steps to find your vocal type yet, I would definitely recommend doing so. And here’s where you can find audition songs for specific musicals.

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First Step: Read your audition details

Please read your audition details carefully, as they sometimes specify what types of solos they’d like to hear (a ballad, something uptempo, etc.). Make sure to select a song that’s appropriate for your specific casting call.

And here’s Theatre Trip’s matching “Audition Songs for Baritenors” Spotify Playlist!

Quick Tip: For easy access to each song’s sheet music, backing tracks, music, time period, and vocal type info, just follow any of the links below!

1950s-1960s Songs for Baritenors

Maria” – West Side Story

Meeskite” – Cabaret

Song of the King” – Joseph

What Kind of Fool Am I?” – Stop the World – I Want to Get Off

1970s-1990s Songs for Baritenors

Bui Doi” – Miss Saigon

Can’t Keep it Down” – Fame

Finishing the Hat” – Sunday in the Park with George

Gethsemane” – Jesus Christ Superstar

I’ll Cover You (Reprise)” – Rent

Lovin’ Al” – Working

Made of Stone” – The Hunchback of Notre Dame

Mama Says” – Footloose

The Devil You Know” – Side Show

The Music of the Night” – The Phantom of the Opera

Use What You Got” – The Life

Welcome” – The Who’s Tommy

Who Am I?” – Les Misérables

2000s-2010s Songs for Baritenors

At the Fountain” – Sweet Smell of Success

Evermore Without You” – The Woman in White

How Many Women in the World” – The Wild Party

I Could Be That Guy” – Sister Act

It All Fades Away” – The Bridges of Madison County

Passing Tracy” – Fugitive Songs

Raise a Little Hell” – Bonnie & Clyde

Shiksa Goddess” – The Last Five Years

Stronger” – Hands on a Hardbody

Take a Chance on Me” – Little Women

The Bus” – Caroline, or Change

You Don’t Need to Love Me” – If/Then

Character/Comedic Songs for Baritenors

A Christmas Song” – Elf 

Hygge” – Frozen

I Am Aldolpho” – The Drowsy Chaperone

If You Want to Die in Bed” – Miss Saigon

I’m Not That Smart” – The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee

In Summer” – Frozen

Just Like Him” – Elf

Love Thy Neighbor” – The Prom

Morticia” – The Addams Family

Sparklejollytwinklejingley” – Elf

The Pants Song” – Be More Chill

By the way… If you like this post, you might also like:

DIY Baritone Rep Book.

Know of any other great audition songs for baritenors?

And what role are you auditioning for next? We would love to hear all about it in the comments! In the meantime, you can check out our database of best audition songs for other musicals.

Stacy Karyn, Author of Pop Songs for Baritenors.
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 holds a BA in theatre, a TESOL drama certificate, and has worked and interned with Broadway and Off-Broadway theaters.


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