Musical Song Lists

64 of the Best Audition Songs for Baritones

Are you getting ready for an important audition? Well, first you should check out our giant database of audition songs for specific musicals. But if your show hasn’t yet been covered by us, or if you’re just looking to expand your repertoire, you can go through this list of audition songs for baritones.

By the way, if your vocal range lies between A2-G4, you are a baritone! If you haven’t gone through the steps to find your vocal type yet, I would definitely recommend doing so!


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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 Baritones” 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!


Golden Age Songs for Baritones (1940-1959)

I Am in Love” – Can-Can

Lonely Town” – On the Town

The Trouble with Women” – One Touch of Venus

Too Close for Comfort” – Mr. Wonderful

Very Soft Shoes” – Once Upon a Mattress

When I’m Not Near The Girl I Love” – Finian’s Rainbow

Wooden Wedding” – One Touch of Venus

Young and Foolish” – Plain and Fancy


Post-Golden Age Songs for Baritones (1960s)

Anne of Green Gables” – Anne of Green Gables

Come Back to Me” – On a Clear Day You Can See Forever

Grand Knowing You” – She Loves Me

If Ever I Would Leave You” – Camelot

It Only Takes a Moment” – Hello, Dolly!

Love, I Hear” – A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum

Never Will I Marry” – Greenwillow

Rosie” – Bye Bye Birdie


1970s Songs for Baritones

All I Care About” – Chicago

Beautiful City” – Godspell

I Promise You a Happy Ending” – Mack & Mabel

Marianne” – The Grand Tour

The Mason” – Working

What Would I Do If I Could Feel?” – The Wiz

With You” – Pippin

You Must Meet My Wife” – A Little Night Music


1980s Songs for Baritones

Easier to Love” – Baby

Empty Chairs at Empty Tables” – Les Misérables

Free At Last” – Big River

Look Over There” – La Cage aux Folles

Only With You” – Nine

Our Time” – Merrily We Roll Along

With Anne on My Arm” – La Cage Aux Folles

Worlds Apart” – Big River


1990s Songs for Baritones

Heaven’s Light” – The Hunchback of Notre Dame

I’ll Begin Again” – Scrooge!

No One Has Ever Loved Me” – Passion

She’s a Woman” – Kiss of the Spider Woman

Shouldn’t I Be Less in Love With You?” – I Love You, You’re Perfect, Now Change

Some Girls” – Once on This Island

Unsettled Scores” – Whistle Down the Wind

What More Can I Say?” – Falsettos


2000s Songs for Baritones

A Light in the Dark” – Next to Normal

Favorite Places” – Ordinary Days

I Am My Own Invention” – Wonderland

I Cannot Hear the City” – Sweet Smell of Success

I Can’t Recall” – A Tale of Two Cities

My Manhattan” – Daddy Long Legs

She Thinks I’m Old” – Daddy Long Legs

Where Are All the People?” – Chaplin


2010s Songs for Baritones

Dust and Ashes” – The Great Comet

How It Ends” – Big Fish

Human Sacrifice” – Stephen Ward

Sibella” – A Gentleman’s Guide to Love and Murder

Something From a Dream” – The Bridges of Madison County

The Pinstripes Are All That They See” – Catch Me If You Can

To Break in a Glove” – Dear Evan Hansen

Why Does She Love Me?” – Love Never Dies


Character/Comedic Audition Songs for Baritones

Alone in the Universe” – Seussical

Don’t Be the Bunny” – Urinetown

It Must Be Believed to Be Seen” – Charlie and the Chocolate Factory

Stop” – Mean Girls

The Microphone” – Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown

The Smell of Rebellion” – Matilda

Vows” – Freaky Friday

When Words Fail” – Shrek


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DIY Baritone Rep Book.


Know of any other great audition songs for baritones?

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 Audition Songs for Baritones.
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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