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. Also, as you’re picking out a song, these links may be helpful:

Backing Tracks for the Songs Below

“Kander & Ebb Audition Songs” Spotify Playlist


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!


K&E Songs for Altos

Funny Honey” – Chicago

I Wrote the Book” – Woman of the Year

Somebody Older” – Steel Pier

Thinking of Him” – Curtains

We Can Make It” – The Rink


K&E Songs for Baritones

Mister Cellophane” – Curtains

Second Chance” – Steel Pier

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

The First Time” – Zorba

Why Should I Wake Up?” – Cabaret


K&E Songs for Basses

Among My Yesterdays” – The Happy Time

Coffee Shop Nights” – Curtains

Marry Me” – The Rink

See You in the Funny Papers” – Woman of the Year

Sometimes a Day Goes By” – Woman of the Year


K&E Songs for Contras

Kiss of the Spider Woman” – Kiss of the Spider Woman

Love and Love Alone” – The Visit

Say Yes” – 70, Girls, 70

What Would You Do?” – Cabaret

Willing to Ride” – Steel Pier


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


K&E Songs for Mezzos/Sopranos

A Little Bit of Good” – Chicago

A Quiet Thing” – Flora, the Red Menace

Colored Lights” – The Rink

Maybe This Time” – Cabaret

Sing Happy” – Flora, the Red Menace


K&E Songs for Tenors

Day After That” – Kiss of the Spider Woman

I Don’t Care Much” – Cabaret

I Miss the Music” – Curtains

Razzle Dazzle” – Chicago

Sara Lee” – And the World Goes ‘Round


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Audition Songs for Kander & Ebb Musicals:

Cabaret

Chicago

Curtains


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


 

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