Are you looking for a funny showtune for an upcoming project or audition? 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 comedic 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.
“I Love Play Rehearsal” – Be More Chill
“Just Around the Corner” – The Addams Family
“Lost in the Brass” – Band Geeks
“One Hundred Easy Ways” – Wonderful Town
“Show Off” – The Drowsy Chaperone
“I Am Aldolpho” – The Drowsy Chaperone
“I’m Calm” – A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum
“Make ‘Em Laugh” – Singin’ in the Rain
“Man About Town” – Young Frankenstein
“Purpose” – Avenue Q
“Brush Up Your Shakespeare” – Kiss Me, Kate
“Last One Picked” – Whoop-Dee-Doo!
“Masculinity” – La Cage aux Folles
“Me” – Beauty and the Beast
“Climbing Uphill” – The Last Five Years
“He Vas My Boyfriend” – Young Frankenstein
“I Really Like Him” – Man of La Mancha
“I’ve Still Got My Health” – Panama Hattie
“Why Do the Wrong People Travel?” – Sail Away
Psst… Here’s where you can find out your vocal type!
“I Speak Six Languages” – The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee
“I’m the Greatest Star” – Funny Girl
“My Big French Boyfriend” – The Toxic Avenger
“Shy” – Once Upon a Mattress
“When You Got It, Flaunt It” – The Producers
“Happy to Keep His Dinner Warm” – How to Succeed in Business
“How Lovely to Be a Woman” – Bye Bye Birdie
“If I Were a Bell” – Guys and Dolls
“No More Candy” – She Loves Me
“Vanilla Ice Cream” – She Loves Me
“God, I Hate Shakespeare” – Something Rotten!
“Hard to be the Bard” – Something Rotten!
“Man Up” – The Book of Mormon
“Thank God She’s Blind” – The Toxic Avenger
“World’s Greatest Dad” – Elf
“Abigail” – Dear Edwina
“I Want It Now” – Willy Wonka
“Lunch Box” – Junie B. Jones
“Top Secret Personal Beeswax” – Junie B. Jones
“What If” – The Addams Family
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Which of these comedic audition songs are your favorite?
And what show are you auditioning for next? We would love to hear all about your favorite funny audition songs in the comments below! 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 holds a BA in theatre, a TESOL drama certificate, and has worked and interned with Broadway and Off-Broadway theaters.