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 came out during the Post-Golden Age in 1967, most of the songs below have been pulled from musicals from the 1960s-1970s. Also, the following songs have fewer romantic themes and more playful vibes 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. Also, as you’re picking out a song, these links may be helpful:

Backing Tracks for the Songs Below

The “Charlie Brown Audition Songs” Spotify Playlist


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 (and not a specific character), there’s always a chance you might get chosen for a leading/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   Music➝

“She Likes Basketball” – Promises, Promises   Music➝

“Where Did That Little Dog Go?” – Snoopy!!!   Music➝

“Your Eyes Are Blue” – Marry Me a Little   Music➝


Linus van Pelt

“Alone in the Universe” – Seussical   Music➝

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

“Lucky” – Lucky Stiff   Music➝

“Wanting Things” – Promises Promises   Music➝


Lucy van Pelt

“I Hate Musicals” – Ruthless!   Music➝

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

“Wherever He Ain’t” – Mack & Mabel   Music➝

“You’ve Got Possibilities” – It’s a Bird, It’s a Plane, It’s Superman   Music➝


Sally Brown

“Born to Entertain” – Ruthless!   Music➝

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

“My Party Dress” – Henry & Mudge   Music➝

“Shy” – Once Upon a Mattress   Music➝


Schroeder

“Beautiful City” – Godspell   Music➝

“Corner of the Sky” – Pippin   Music➝

“Going Down” – Hair   Music➝

“Manchester, England” – Hair   Music➝


Snoopy

“A Little Gossip” – Man of La Mancha   Music➝

“Daisy Hill” – Snoopy!!!   Music➝

“Extraordinary” – Pippin   Music➝

“Morning Glow” – Pippin   Music➝


Ensemble (Altos)

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

“Poor Sweet Baby” – Snoopy!!!   Music➝

“Times Like This” – Lucky Stiff   Music➝


Ensemble (Baritones)

“Just One Person” – Snoopy!!!   Music➝

“Real Live Girl” – Little Me   Music➝

“Wondrin’” – Anne of Green Gables   Music➝


Ensemble (Basses)

“I Don’t Remember Christmas” – Starting Here Starting Now   Music➝

“Last One Picked” – Whoop-Dee-Doo!  [censor language]   Music➝

“No, Mary Ann” – The Thing of It Is  [film/non-musical theatre]   Music➝


Ensemble (Contras)

“Dimples” – Little Me   Music➝

“I Really Like Him” – Man of La Mancha   Music➝

“Why Do the Wrong People Travel?” – Sail Away   Music➝


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


Ensemble (Mezzos/Sopranos)

“A Quiet Thing” – Flora, the Red Menace   Music➝

“Open the Window” – Anne of Green Gables   Music➝

“Sing Happy” – Flora, the Red Menace   Music➝


Ensemble (Tenors)

“I Can Do That” – A Chorus Line   Music➝

“On the Willows” – Godspell   Music➝

“She Touched Me” – Drat! The Cat!   Music➝


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 has a TESOL drama certificate, a BA in theatre, and has worked and interned with Broadway and Off-Broadway theaters.


 

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