Are you specifically looking for a showtune about family 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 the following musical theatre songs about family, sorted by vocal type.
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“Crossing a Bridge” – Anastasia
“Higher” – Allegiance
“I’m Here” – The Color Purple
“Parents Lie” – Freaky Friday
“Danny & Andrew” – We Aren’t Kids Anymore
“Inútil” – In the Heights
“Look Over There” – La Cage aux Folles
“Something Was Missing” – Annie
“In My Own Lifetime” – The Rothschilds
“More I Cannot Wish You” – Guys and Dolls
“Wheels of a Dream” – Ragtime
“You Two” – Chitty Chitty Bang Bang
“Millwork” – Working
“Omar Sharif” – The Band’s Visit
“Tell Me Why” – A Man of No Importance
“The Feeling That We Have” – The Wiz
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“At the Ballet” – A Chorus Line
“Everything I Know” – In the Heights
“Look At All the People” – Chaplin
“Look With Your Heart” – Love Never Dies
“Children of the Wind” – Rags
“He Lives in You (Reprise)” – The Lion King
“Sons of” – Jacques Brel is Alive and Well and Living in Paris
“Two Men in My Life” – Big Fish
“A Bit of Earth” – The Secret Garden
“Breeze Off the River” – The Full Monty
“Day After That” – Kiss of the Spider Woman
“The Wall in My Head” – Everybody’s Talking About Jamie
“Maybe” – Annie
“Middle of a Moment” – James and the Giant Peach
“My Best Girl” – Mame
“On Your Way Home” – James and the Giant Peach
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Which of these musical theatre songs about family is your favorite?
Or do you know of any other great showtunes about family? We would 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.
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.