32 Pop Rock Musical Theatre Songs – By Vocal Type

Looking for a great pop rock 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 pop rock musical theatre songs, sorted by vocal type.

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All Grown Up” – Bare

I Say No” – Heathers

Make Up My Heart” – Starlight Express

Smiling” – Jagged Little Pill


All That’s Known” – Spring Awakening

Caralee” – 35mm: A Musical Exhibition

In Love With You” – First Date

Role of a Lifetime” – Bare


Aftershocks” – Next to Normal

One Last Kiss” – Bye Bye Birdie

She Is a Diamond” – Evita

Something About Her” – Pretty Woman


Just Breathe” – The Prom

Simple Joys” – Pippin

Turn Off the Dark” – Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark

Without You” – Rent

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


Holding Out For a Hero” – Footloose

Home” – Beetlejuice

Remember This” – The Mad Ones

What It Means to Be a Friend” – 13


Blue Hair” – The Black Suits

Brand New You” – 13

Superboy and the Invisible Girl” – Next to Normal

Uninvited” – Jagged Little Pill


Enjoy the Trip” – Bring It On

Goodbye” – Catch Me If You Can

Memphis Lives in Me” – Memphis

Soul of a Man” – Kinky Boots

Trebles (Kids)

Electricity” – Billy Elliot

Girl Scout” – Beetlejuice

I Like It” – A Bronx Tale

Sticks & Stones” – Polka Dots: The Cool Kids Musical

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Stacy Karyn, author of Musical Theatre Pop/Rock 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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