The Best Musical Theatre Pop Songs – by Vocal Type

Looking for a great pop 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. But if your show hasn’t yet been covered by us, you can go through these musical theatre pop songs, sorted by vocal type.


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Altos

Heart of Stone” – Six

Manhattan Bridge” – Next Thing You Know

On the Edge” – We Aren’t Kids Anymore

One Perfect Moment” – Bring It On


Baritones

Footprint” – The Theory of Relativity

Hold On” – Lysistrata Jones

Michael in the Bathroom” – Be More Chill

To Break in a Glove” – Dear Evan Hansen


Basses

Adrian” – Rocky

And You Don’t Even Know It” – Everybody’s Talking About Jamie

The Great Comet of 1812” – The Great Comet

This is Not An Exit” – American Psycho


Contras

King of the World” – Songs for a New World

No Turning Back Now” – Circles

Tell Me It’s Not True” – Blood Brothers

Those Magic Changes” – Grease


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


Mezzos/Sopranos

Days and Days” – Fun Home

I Don’t Need Your Love” – Six

Someday” – Memphis

What Baking Can Do” – Waitress


Tenors

Dancin’ on the Sidewalk” – Fame

Get Me What I Need” – 13

I Can’t Stand Still” – Footloose

The Wall in My Head” – Everybody’s Talking About Jamie


Trebles (Kids)

Halfway” – Amélie

Opportunity” – Annie  [2014 film]

Ring of Keys” – Fun Home

Sparkle and Shine” – Nativity!


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Which of these musical theatre pop songs is your favorite?

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Stacy Karyn, author of Musical Theatre Pop 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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