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.
Please note: This post contains affiliate links. This means that if you choose to make a purchase through one of the following links, we may earn a small commission on the sale at no additional cost to you. See our disclosure for more info.
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:
“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
“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
“Christmas Children” – Scrooge
“I Don’t Remember Christmas” – Starting Here Starting Now
“My Wish” – Here’s Love
“The Christmas Box” – Nuncrackers
“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!
“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
“It’s Better to Give” – Nuncrackers
“Turkey Lurkey Time” – Promises, Promises
“Voices of the Angels” – Amazing Grace
“You Don’t Know” – Here’s Love
“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
Want more songs? Check out these DIY Rep Books for EVERY vocal type!
Audition Songs for Specific Christmas Musicals
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.
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.