Do you have an upcoming audition for I Love You, You’re Perfect, Now Change? 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 Love You, You’re Perfect, Now Change.
I Love You, You’re Perfect, Now Change is a musical from the 1990s. Because of this, the songs below are all from musicals between the 1990s-2010s. In addition, the following songs are either romantic, piano heavy, or slightly humorous 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 upbeat, etc.). Make sure to select a song that’s appropriate for your specific casting call. Also, as you’re picking out a song, these links may be helpful:
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 listen to the I Love You, You’re Perfect cast album➝ while reading through the synopsis.
Step 3: Pick an audition song
Next, based on your personality and vocal type, choose a suitable song from the list below! In this show, each performer plays multiple roles. Because of that, you’ll see that these suggested audition songs are broken down by vocal type rather than by character.
“A Way Back to Then” – Title of Show
“I Am Playing Me” – Title of Show
“Don’t Wanna Be Here” – Ordinary Days
“Gotta Get Out” – Ordinary Days
“Just Not Now” – I Love You Because
“I Think I Like Her” – Summer of ’42
“I’d Order Love” – First Date
“Morning After Omelet” – Next Thing You Know
“Now I’ve Seen You” – Honk!
“What More Can I Say?” – Falsettos
“Father to Son” – Falsettos
“Last One Picked” – Whoop-Dee-Doo!
“Love Sneaks In” – Dirty Rotten Scoundrels
“Love Who You Love” – A Man of No Importance
“Welcome to the World” – A Man of No Importance
“Calm” – Ordinary Days
“Climbing Uphill” – The Last Five Years
“Let Things Go” – Ordinary Days
“That’s Enough for Me” – Romance in Hard Times
“The Music Still Plays On” – A New Brain
Psst… Here’s where you can find out your vocal type!
“Allison’s Theme #1” – First Date
“All I Want for Christmas” – Nuncrackers
“Even Though” – I Love You Because
“I’m Breaking Down” – Falsettos
“Losing Track of Time” – Summer of ’42
“And I Breathe” – Next Thing You Know
“As Good As I Get” – Next Thing You Know
“Goodbye” – I Love You Because
“Need to Know” – Weird Romance
“Whatever” – It Shoulda Been You
Step 4: Select a monologue
If requested, here are a few audition monologues for I Love You, You’re Perfect, Now Change:
• “A Girl’s Guide to Chaos” in Solo!: The Best Monologues of the 80s – Women➝
• “Demigod” in Solo!: The Best Monologues of the 80s – Women➝
• “Personally Speaking” in Audition Arsenal for Men in Their 20s➝
• “Right Place, Right Time #2” in The Best Men’s Monologues from New Plays, 2019➝
• “Speechless” in Audition Arsenal for Men in Their 20s➝
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!
Want more songs? Check out these DIY Rep Books for EVERY vocal type!
I Love You, You’re Perfect, Now Change Song List
Here’s a list of the musical numbers in I Love You, You’re Perfect, Now Change. Unless you have been asked to, do not choose from the below songs for your audition! This is more intended to be used for research purposes.
“Cantata for a First Date”
“A Stud and a Babe”
“Single Man Drought”
“Why? ‘Cause I’m a Guy”
“I Will Be Loved Tonight”
“Hey There, Single Gal/Guy”
“I’ll Call You Soon (Yeah, Right)”
“He Called Me”
“Cantata (Reprise #1)”
“Cantata (Reprise #2)”
“Always a Bridesmaid”
“The Baby Song”
“On the Highway of Love”
“Cantata (Reprise #3)”
“Shouldn’t I Be Less In Love With You?”
“The Very First Dating Video of Rose Ritz”
“I Can Live With That”
“I Love You, You’re Perfect, Now Change (Finale)”
Which of these audition songs for I Love You, You’re Perfect, Now Change did you choose?
And how did your audition go? 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 has a TESOL drama certificate, a BA in theatre, and has worked and interned with Broadway and Off-Broadway theaters.