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28 Musical Theatre Songs About Growing Up – by Vocal Type

Are you specifically looking for a showtune about growing up 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 growing up, sorted by vocal type.

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All Grown Up” – Bare

Dancing All the Time” – Big

In My Dreams” – Anastasia

Stop, Time” – Big


Anne of Green Gables” – Anne of Green Gables

Footprint” – The Theory of Relativity

The Kid Inside” – Is There Life After High School?

Where Did That Little Dog Go?” – Snoopy!!!


Days Gone By” – She Loves Me

Does the Moment Ever Come?” – Just So

I’m Glad I’m Not Young Anymore” – Gigi

When I Grow Up (The G-Man Song)” – Pins and Needles


I’m Still Here” – Follies

No Time At All” – Pippin

The Feeling That We Have” – The Wiz

The Music Still Plays On” – A New Brain

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Finding Wonderland” – Wonderland

How Lovely to Be a Woman” – Bye Bye Birdie

On and On and On” – We Aren’t Kids Anymore

Slipping Through My Fingers” – Mamma Mia!


Freeze Your Brain” – Heathers

Growing Up” – Fugitive Songs

Time” – Tuck Everlasting

Wondrin’” – Anne of Green Gables

Trebles (Kids)

Getting Tall” – Nine

I Know Things Now” – Into the Woods

I Won’t Grow Up” – Peter Pan

When I Grow Up” – Matilda

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Which of these musical theatre songs about growing up is your favorite?

Or do you know of any other great showtunes about growing up? 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.

Stacy Karyn, Author of Musical Theatre Songs About Growing Up.
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 holds a BA in theatre, a TESOL drama certificate, and has worked and interned with Broadway and Off-Broadway theaters.


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