Musical Song Lists

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.

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

Distant Melody” – Peter Pan

It’s Raining on Prom Night” – Grease

Just a Housewife” – Working

Take It on the Chin” – Me and My Girl


Baritones

Easier to Love” – Baby

Look Over There” – La Cage aux Folles

She’s a Woman” – Kiss of the Spider Woman

Shouldn’t I Be Less in Love With You?” – I Love You, You’re Perfect, Now Change


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

Nobody’s Heart” – By Jupiter

Somebody Gonna Love You” – The Color Purple

Where Am I Going?” – Sweet Charity


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


Mezzo-Sopranos

Don’t Say Another Word” – Next Thing You Know

Shall We Dance?” – The King and I

Shopping Around” – Wish You Were Here

Welcome to Holiday Inn” – Seesaw


Sopranos

Desperate Ones” – Jacques Brel is Alive and Well and Living in Paris

Here at Horace Green” – School of Rock

The Sound of Music” – The Sound of Music

The World Above” – The Little Mermaid


Tenors

I Chose Right” – Baby

People Carry On” – The Story of My Life

Whatever” – It Shoulda Been You

When She Smiles” – Lysistrata Jones


Trebles/Kids

Do You Want to Build a Snowman?” – Frozen

It’s Possible” – Seussical

In the Big Blue World” – Finding Nemo

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 holds a BA in theatre, a TESOL drama certificate, and has worked and interned with Broadway and Off-Broadway theaters.


 

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