Looking for some nice and easy audition songs or a showtune for an upcoming audition or project? Well, if it’s for an audition, you should check out our giant database of audition songs for specific musicals. Otherwise, you can go through these easy audition songs, sorted by vocal type.
Also, here’s the matching “Easy Musical Theatre Songs” Spotify playlist!
By the way, the word “easy” is very subjective. For the purposes of the following list, the songs below all stay in the middle range of each vocal type, and they feature a small range of notes, making them very beginner-friendly. Have fun!
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“Nobody’s Heart” – By Jupiter
“One Hundred Easy Ways” – Wonderful Town
“Say Yes” – 70, Girls, 70
“What a Nice Idea” – Two Gentlemen of Verona
“My Time of Day” – Guys and Dolls
“Sometimes a Day Goes By” – Woman of the Year
“Welcome Home” – Fanny
“You Stepped Out of a Dream” – Singin’ in the Rain
“Be Prepared” – The Lion King
“In the Ring” – Rocky
“I’ve Grown Accustomed to Her Face” – My Fair Lady
“Real Live Girl” – Little Me
“Love and Love Alone” – The Visit
“Somebody Gonna Love You” – The Color Purple
“Where Am I Going?” – Sweet Charity
“Who’s That Girl?” – Applause
Psst… Here’s where you can find out your vocal type!
“I Know the Truth” – Aida
“If The World Should End” – Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark
“I’ll Be Here” – Ordinary Days
“On the Other Side of the Tracks” – Little Me
“Desperate Ones” – Jacques Brel is Alive and Well and Living in Paris
“Give Me Your Tired, Your Poor” – Miss Liberty
“Part of Your World” – The Little Mermaid
“The Sound of Music” – The Sound of Music
“I Chose Right” – Baby
“People Carry On” – The Story of My Life
“Something Was Missing” – Annie
“When She Smiles” – Lysistrata Jones
“Do You Want to Build a Snowman?” – Frozen
“I Always Knew” – Annie Warbucks
“In the Big Blue World” – Finding Nemo: The Musical
“The Perfect Nanny” – Mary Poppins
Want more songs? Check out these DIY Rep Books for EVERY vocal type!
Which of these easy musical theatre songs is your favorite?
And what are you working on at the moment? Feel free to share in the comments below!
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.