32 Easy Musical Theatre Songs to Sing – by Vocal Type

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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Altos

Nobody’s Heart” – By Jupiter

One Hundred Easy Ways” – Wonderful Town

Say Yes” – 70, Girls, 70

What a Nice Idea” – Two Gentlemen of Verona


Baritones

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


Basses

Be Prepared” – The Lion King

In the Ring” – Rocky

I’ve Grown Accustomed to Her Face” – My Fair Lady

Real Live Girl” – Little Me


Contras

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!


Mezzo-Sopranos

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


Sopranos

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


Tenors

I Chose Right” – Baby

People Carry On” – The Story of My Life

Something Was Missing” – Annie

When She Smiles” – Lysistrata Jones


Trebles/Kids

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


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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!


Stacy Karyn, author of Easy Musical Theatre 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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