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Kander and Ebb Audition Songs – by Vocal Type

Have you been asked to prepare a song by Kander and Ebb for an upcoming audition or project? 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 Kander and Ebb 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.


Quick Tip: For easy access to each song’s sheet music, backing tracks, music, time period, and vocal type info, just follow any of the links below!


Altos

I Wrote the Book” – Woman of the Year

Only Love” – Zorba!

Thinking of Him” – Curtains

We Can Make It” – The Rink


Baritones

Mister Cellophane” – Curtains

Second Chance” – Steel Pier

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

Why Should I Wake Up?” – Cabaret


Basses

Among My Yesterdays” – The Happy Time

Coffee Shop Nights” – Curtains

Marry Me” – The Rink

Sometimes a Day Goes By” – Woman of the Year


Contras

Funny Honey” – Chicago

Love and Love Alone” – The Visit

What Would You Do?” – Cabaret

Willing to Ride” – Steel Pier


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


Mezzos/Sopranos

A Little Bit of Good” – Chicago

A Quiet Thing” – Flora, the Red Menace

Colored Lights” – The Rink

Life Is” – Zorba!


Tenors

Day After That” – Kiss of the Spider Woman

I Don’t Care Much” – Cabaret

Meeskite” – Cabaret

Sara Lee” – The World Goes ‘Round


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Audition Songs for Kander & Ebb Musicals:

Cabaret

Chicago

Curtains

• The Scottsboro Boys


Have you sung any of these Kander and Ebb audition songs?

And which of the above Kander and Ebb songs have you successfully auditioned with? We’d love to hear all about it in the comments below! And in the meantime, you can check out our database of best audition songs for other musicals.


Stacy Karyn, Author of Kander and Ebb Audition 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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