Magical Christmas Audition Songs – Our Top Picks

Are you looking for a Christmas showtune for an upcoming audition or project? 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, you can go through these magical Christmas audition songs, sorted by vocal type.


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First Step: 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

“Christmas Audition Songs” Spotify Playlist


Altos

A Carnival Christmas” – Nuncrackers

Never Fall in Love (With an Elf)” – Elf

Surabaya-Santa” – Songs for a New World

What a Mother Does” – A Christmas Story


Baritones

Christmas is My Favorite Time of Year” – Catch Me If You Can

I’ll Begin Again” – Scrooge

Nobody Cares About Santa” – Elf

That Man Over There” – Here’s Love


Basses

Christmas Children” – Scrooge

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

My Wish” – Here’s Love

The Christmas Box” – Nuncrackers


Contras

Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas” – Meet Me in St. Louis

I’ve Got My Love to Keep Me Warm” – White Christmas

Lovers on Christmas Eve” – I Love My Wife

Santa Ain’t Comin’ to Our House” – Nuncrackers


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


Mezzo Sopranos

All I Want for Christmas” – Nuncrackers

Christmas Lullaby” – Songs for a New World

Hard Candy Christmas” – The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas

Let’s Start the New Year Right” – Holiday Inn


Sopranos

It’s Better to Give” – Nuncrackers

Turkey Lurkey Time” – Promises, Promises

Voices of the Angels” – Amazing Grace

You Don’t Know” – Here’s Love


Tenors

A Christmas Song” – Elf

The Schmuel Song” – The Last Five Years

World’s Greatest Dad” – Elf

Winter’s on the Wing” – The Secret Garden


Trebles / Children

Counting Down to Christmas” – A Christmas Story

Sparkle and Shine” – Nativity!

There Is a Santa Claus” – Elf

Truly Scrumptious” – Chitty Chitty Bang Bang


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Audition Songs for Specific Christmas Musicals

Audition Songs for A Christmas Carol

Audition Songs for A Christmas Story

Audition Songs for Elf

Audition Songs for Holiday Inn

Audition Songs for How the Grinch Stole Christmas

Audition Songs for Meet Me in St. Louis

Audition Songs for Miracle on 34th Street/Here’s Love

Audition Songs for White Christmas


Which of these Christmas audition songs are your favorite?

And what show 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 Christmas Audition Songs.
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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