28 Romantic Musical Theatre Love Songs

Are you looking for the perfect musical theatre love song for an upcoming project or audition? 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 romantic musical theatre love songs, sorted by vocal type.


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First Step: Find out your vocal type

Before selecting the perfect romantic musical theatre love song for your voice, make sure to find out your exact vocal type. Here’s a quick exercise on how to do so. Also, as you’re picking out a song, these links may be helpful:

Backing Tracks for the Songs Below

“Musical Theatre Love Songs” Spotify Playlist


Altos

My Funny Valentine” – Babes in Arms

Say the Word” – The Mad Ones

The Music That Makes Me Dance” – Funny Girl

Thinking of Him” – Curtains


Baritones

Favorite Places” – Ordinary Days

I Cannot Hear the City” – Sweet Smell of Success

Some Girls” – Once on This Island

Vows” – Freaky Friday


Basses

Not Mine” – Hallelujah, Baby!

Why Should I Wake Up?” – Cabaret

Your Eyes Are Blue” – Marry Me a Little

You’re Sensational” – High Society


Contras

Boy! What Love Has Done to Me” – Girl Crazy

Every Story is a Love Story” – Aida

Love and Love Alone” – The Visit

My Girl” – Ain’t Too Proud/The Temptations


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


Mezzo-Sopranos

Blame it on the Summer Night” – Rags

I Loved” – Jacques Brel is Alive and Well and Living in Paris

Lay Down Your Head” – Violet

That’s Him” – One Touch of Venus


Sopranos

All the Things You Are” – Very Warm for May

Mr. Wonderful” – Mr. Wonderful

So in Love” – Kiss Me, Kate

Warm All Over” – The Most Happy Fella


Tenors

I Chose Right” – Baby

Run Away With Me” – The Mad Ones

Unchained Melody” – Ghost

Younger Than Springtime” – South Pacific


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Which of these musical theatre love songs is your favorite?

And what project are you working on at the moment? We would love to hear all about it in the comments below! And if you need help putting together your audition rep book, check out our DIY packages!


Stacy Karyn, author of Musical Theatre Love 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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