Musical-Specific Audition Songs

The Best Audition Songs for You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown – by Character

Do you have an upcoming audition for You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown? 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 You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown, broken down by character.

Since You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown is a musical from the 1960s, most of the songs below have been pulled from musicals from the 1960s-1970s as well. In addition, there are lots of simple and playful vibes below 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 listen to the You’re a Good Man Charlie Brown cast album➝ while reading through the synopsis.


Step 3: Pick an audition song

Next, based on your personality and vocal type, decide whether you’d like to audition for the ensemble or a specific character. Just keep in mind that if you audition for a specific character, you still might not be chosen for that particular role.

There’s usually a spot on the audition form asking if you are open to being in the ensemble or accepting a different role. I would suggest ticking that box and taking whatever you are offered. Every role is important, and you will earn valuable experience in a show.

And on that same note, even if you audition for the ensemble (rather than a specific character), there’s always a chance of being cast in a leading or supporting role!

To summarize, keep an open mind and try not to take the process too seriously. And when you’re ready, choose the song that you feel most comfortable with from the list below.


Charlie Brown

Look At the Sky” – Urinetown

She Likes Basketball” – Promises, Promises

Where Did That Little Dog Go?” – Snoopy!!!

Your Eyes Are Blue” – Marry Me a Little


Linus van Pelt

Alone in the Universe” – Seussical

I’m Calm” – A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum

Lucky” – Lucky Stiff

Wanting Things” – Promises Promises


Lucy van Pelt

I Hate Musicals” – Ruthless!

I Speak Six Languages” – The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee

Wherever He Ain’t” – Mack & Mabel

You’ve Got Possibilities” – It’s a Bird… It’s a Plane… It’s Superman


Sally Brown

Born to Entertain” – Ruthless!

My Friend, The Dictionary” – The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee

My Party Dress” – Henry and Mudge

Shy” – Once Upon a Mattress


Schroeder

Beautiful City” – Godspell

Corner of the Sky” – Pippin

Going Down” – Hair

Manchester, England” – Hair


Snoopy

A Little Gossip” – Man of La Mancha

Daisy Hill” – Snoopy!!!

Extraordinary” – Pippin

Morning Glow” – Pippin


Ensemble (Altos)

Hurry! It’s Lovely Up Here” – On a Clear Day You Can See Forever

Poor Sweet Baby” – Snoopy!!!

Superhero Girl” – Starmites


Ensemble (Baritones)

I Don’t Remember Christmas” – Starting Here Starting Now

Just One Person” – Snoopy!!!

Last One Picked” – Whoop-Dee-Doo! [censor profanity]


Ensemble (Basses)

Friend” – Snoopy!!!

Real Live Girl” – Little Me

The Elements” – Tomfoolery


Ensemble (Contras)

Dimples” – Little Me

Teaching Third Grade” – Ruthless!

Times Like This” – Lucky Stiff


Psst… Here’s where you can find out your vocal type!


Ensemble (Mezzos/Sopranos)

A Quiet Thing” – Flora, the Red Menace

Colored Lights” – The Rink

Sing Happy” – Flora, the Red Menace


Ensemble (Tenors)

On the Willows” – Godspell

Wondrin’” – Anne of Green Gables

You’re Never Fully Dressed Without a Smile” – Annie


Step 4: Select a monologue

If requested, here are a few audition monologues for You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown:

• “Actor!” in Audition Monologues for Young Men➝

• “Eggs in a Basket” in The Acting Coach Approach: 48 Monologues for Kids➝

• “Green Pepper➝” from Cocktails at Pam’s  (Estelle)

• “I Want You to Meet Harvey➝” from Harvey➝  (Elwood)

• “Loyalty” in Fantasy Monologues for Young Actors➝


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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You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown Song List

Here’s a list of the musical numbers in You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown, 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 for character research purposes.

* That said, if you’ve specifically been asked to sing a song from the show, you can find the sheet music for the best possible audition songs below.


Act 1:

“You’re A Good Man, Charlie Brown” – Company

Schroeder” – Lucy

Snoopy” – Snoopy

“My Blanket and Me” – Linus, Company

The Kite” – Charlie Brown

“The Doctor Is In” – Lucy, Charlie Brown

“Beethoven Day” – Schroeder, Company

“The Book Report” – Lucy, Linus, Schroeder, Charlie Brown


Act 2:

My New Philosophy” – Sally, Schroeder

“T-E-A-M” / “The Baseball Game” – Charlie Brown, Company

“Glee Club Rehearsal” – Company

“Little Known Facts” – Lucy, Linus, Charlie Brown

Suppertime” – Snoopy

“Happiness” – Company


Which of these audition songs for You’re a Good Man 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.


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Stacy Karyn, Author of Audition Songs for You're a Good Man Charlie Brown.
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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