Musical Song Lists

20 Sizzling Musical Theatre Songs for Summer

This summer has been a hot one! But did you know that there is a scientifically-proven way to keep your cool throughout the heat? By listening to sizzling hot showtunes of course! And guess what? We have carefully selected some of our favorite musical theatre songs for summer.

To enhance your experience, pop on Theatre Trip’s Spotify playlist – “Showtunes for Summer”➝.

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Golden Age/Post-Golden Age

Good Morning Starshine” – Hair

Ice Cream” – Anne of Green Gables

It Might as Well Rain Until September” – Beautiful

Later Than Spring” – Sail Away

Lazy Afternoon” – The Golden Apple

Too Darn Hot” – Kiss Me, Kate

Vanilla Ice Cream” – She Loves Me


By the Sea” – Sweeney Todd

Circle of Life” – The Lion King

Spread a Little Sunshine” – Pippin

Sunday in the Park with George” – Sunday in the Park with George

The Girls of Summer” – Marry Me a Little

Tomorrow” – Annie


A Summer in Ohio” – The Last Five Years

Another Winter in a Summer Town” – Grey Gardens

Everything I Know” – In the Heights

I’m Too Hot for You” – School of Rock

In Summer” – Frozen

Out of the Sun” – Honeymoon in Vegas

Piragua” – In the Heights

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Which of these musical theatre songs for summer is your favorite?

Feel free to share them in the comments below! Happy Listening!

Stacy Karyn, Author of Musical Theatre Songs for Summer.
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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