Folk/Rock Musical Theatre Songs – by Vocal Type

Looking for something with folk/rock vibes for an upcoming audition or project? Well, if it’s for an audition, you should first check out our giant database of audition songs for specific musicals. Otherwise, you can go through this list of really cool folk and folk rock musical theatre songs, sorted by vocal type!


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Altos

By My Side” – Godspell

I Don’t Know How to Love Him” – Jesus Christ Superstar

If You Want Me” – Once

Miss America” – I’m Getting My Act Together & Taking it on the Road


Baritones

Chillin’ the Regrets” – Alice by Heart

Gold” – Once

Love Like That” – Passing Strange

The Mason” – Working


Basses

Alone” – Jacques Brel is Alive and Well and Living in Paris

Funeral Tango” – Jacques Brel is Alive and Well and Living in Paris

Jackie” – Jacques Brel is Alive and Well and Living in Paris

Sleeping” – Once


Contras

Amsterdam” – Jacques Brel is Alive and Well and Living in Paris

Come Down Now” – Passing Strange

Millwork” – Working

The Hill” – Once


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


Mezzo-Sopranos

Happy Birthday” – I’m Getting My Act Together & Taking it on the Road

Put in a Package and Sold” – I’m Getting My Act Together & Taking it on the Road

Some Things Fall Away” – Alice by Heart

Timid Frieda” – Jacques Brel is Alive and Well and Living in Paris


Sopranos

Carousel” – Jacques Brel is Alive and Well and Living in Paris

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

My Death” – Jacques Brel is Alive and Well and Living in Paris

Sons of” – Jacques Brel is Alive and Well and Living in Paris


Tenors

All Good Gifts” – Godspell

Leave” – Once

The Bulls” – Jacques Brel is Alive and Well and Living in Paris

Where Do I Go?” – Hair


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Which of these folk rock musical theatre songs is your favorite?

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Stacy Karyn, author of Folk Rock 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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