Musical Theatre Songs About Friendship – by Vocal Type

Are you looking for the perfect song to sing or send to your BFF? Then make sure to go through this list of musical theatre songs about friendship to find the perfect fit!


Please note: This post contains affiliate links. This means that if you choose to make a purchase through one of the following links, we may earn a small commission on the sale at no additional cost to you. See our disclosure for more info.


First Step: Find out your vocal type

Before selecting the perfect 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 Songs About Friendship” Spotify Playlist


Altos

Be a Lion” – The Wiz

Old Friend” – I’m Getting My Act Together and Taking it on the Road

Right Hand Man” – Something Rotten!

Sonya Alone” – The Great Comet


Baritones

Just One Person” – Snoopy!!!

Letter from the Refuge” – Newsies

Old Friends” – Merrily We Roll Along

Our Time” – Merrily We Roll Along


Basses

Drink With Me” – Les Misérables

Friend” – Snoopy!!!

Gaston” – Beauty and the Beast

Reindeers are Better Than People” – Frozen


Contras

Dusty Plays the Saw” – The Burnt Part Boys

I Really Like Him” – Man of La Mancha

Like It Was” – Merrily We Roll Along

Popular” – Wicked


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


Mezzo-Sopranos

Bailout Song #1” – First Date

I See Stars” – Mean Girls

My Friend, The Dictionary” – The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee

What It Means to Be a Friend” – 13


Sopranos

Dear Friend” – She Loves Me

He Lives in You (Reprise)” – The Lion King

There’s Music in You” – Cinderella

You’ll Never Walk Alone” – Carousel


Tenors

Don’t Let Me Go” – Shrek

Friend Like Me” – Aladdin

Left Behind” – Spring Awakening

Write What You Know” – The Story of My Life


Trebles/Kids

Consider Yourself” – Oliver!

I’d Do Anything” – Oliver!

Not While I’m Around” – Sweeney Todd

One Pal” – Polka Dots: The Cool Kids Musical


Duets

Bosom Buddies” – Mame

Friendship” – Anything Goes

Two-Player Game” – Be More Chill

You Can Be My Friend” – Junie B. Jones


Want more songs? Check out these DIY Rep Books for EVERY vocal type!

DIY Rep Book Page Ad.


Which of these musical theatre songs about friendship is your favorite?

And what show are you auditioning for next? We would love to hear all about it in the comments! In the meantime, you can check out our database of best audition songs for other musicals.


Stacy Karyn, author of Musical Theatre Songs About Friendship.
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.


 

Leave a Reply

Skip to content