Do you have an upcoming audition for I Do! I Do!? Well unless you have specifically been asked to sing a song from the show that you’re auditioning for, it’s generally best not to. That said, you should still show off similar vocals and personality. So here’s our list of audition songs for I Do! I Do!, broken down by character.
Since I Do! I Do! is a 1960s musical, the following songs are from 1960s musicals as well. In addition, there are lots of songs related to love and marriage below in order to match the style of the show.
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Step 1: Read your audition details
Please read your audition details carefully, as they sometimes specify the type of song they’d like to hear (a ballad, something uptempo, etc.). Make sure to select a song that’s appropriate for your specific casting call.
Step 2: Get to know the show
In casting calls, they often ask for you to be “familiar with the show”. And even if it’s not requested, it’s generally assumed. One way to do this is to read through the synopsis while listening to the I Do! I Do! cast album➝.
Step 3: Pick an audition song
Next, based on your personality and vocal type, decide which character you’d like to audition for. And finally, choose a suitable song from the list below!
“A House is Not a Home” – Promises, Promises
“Before I Kiss the World Goodbye” – Jennie
“Do I Hear a Waltz?” – Do I Hear a Waltz?
“Fade Out – Fade In” – Fade Out – Fade In
“Open a New Window” – Mame
“The Music That Makes Me Dance” – Funny Girl
“We Need a Little Christmas” – Mame
“What Did I Have That I Don’t Have?” – On a Clear Day You Can See Forever
“Who Are You Now?” – Funny Girl
“Whoever You Are, I Love You” – Promises, Promises
“Among My Yesterdays” – The Happy Time
“Asking For You” – Do Re Mi
“I’ve Got Your Number” – Little Me
“Let’s Not Waste a Moment” – Milk and Honey
“My Wish” – Here’s Love
“She Wasn’t You” – On a Clear Day You Can See Forever
“She’s My Love” – Carnival!
“Try to Remember” – The Fantasticks
“With So Little To Be Sure Of” – Anyone Can Whistle
“Your Eyes Are Blue” – Marry Me a Little
Step 4: Select a monologue
If requested, here are a few audition monologues for I Do! I Do!:
• “Green Pepper➝” from Cocktails at Pam’s (Estelle)
• “How Can You Say That?➝” from Wild Honey (Anna)
• “It’s Never One Thing➝” from Shows for Days (Irene)
• “Wormhole➝” from Ohio (Zach)
Final Step: Prepare for your audition
After collecting your materials and getting familiar with the show, it’s time to move forward with the actual preparation. If you’re in need of some guidance on this step, you can always go through this FREE audition prep checklist!
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I Do! I Do! Song List
Here’s a list of the musical numbers in I Do! I Do!, along with which characters sing in each of them. Unless you have been asked to, do not choose from the below songs for your audition! The following is more intended to be used for character research purposes.
“All the Dearly Beloved” – Michael, Agnes
“Together Forever” – Michael, Agnes
“I Do! I Do!” – Michael, Agnes
“Good Night” – Michael, Agnes
“I Love My Wife” – Michael
“Something Has Happened” – Agnes
“My Cup Runneth Over” – Michael, Agnes
“Love Isn’t Everything” – Michael, Agnes
“Nobody’s Perfect” – Michael, Agnes
“A Well Known Fact” – Michael
“Flaming Agnes” – Agnes
“The Honeymoon Is Over” – Michael, Agnes
“Where Are the Snows” – Michael, Agnes
“When the Kids Get Married” – Michael, Agnes
“The Father of the Bride” – Michael
“What Is a Woman” – Agnes
“Someone Needs Me” – Michael, Agnes
“Roll up the Ribbons” – Michael, Agnes
“This House” – Michael, Agnes
Which of these audition songs for I Do! I Do! did you choose?
And what role are you auditioning for? We would love to hear all about it in the comments! And in the meantime, you can check out our database of best audition songs for other musicals.
Need extra help? Just go through this free audition prep checklist!
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.