Musical theatre audition songs #2

From the International Thespian Festival in Lincoln this week, this list of songs we heard on Wednesday and Thursday at rising-senior auditions (song, show):

  • Fight the dragons, Big Fish
  • I can’t say no, Oklahoma
  • Everybody says don’t, Anyone Can Whistle
  • Do what I do, In Transit
  • Diva’s lament, Spamalot
  • When he sees me, Waitress
  • Honey bun, South Pacific
  • Defying gravity, Wicked
  • On my own, Les Miserables
  • Right hand man, Dirty Rotten Scoundrels
  • Much more, The Fantastics
  • Wishing you were somehow here again, Phantom of the Opera
  • A way back to then, [title of show]
  • Fight for me, Heathers
  • Corner of the sky, Pippin
  • Maybe I like it this way, The Wild Party
  • Salt Lake-a City, The Book of Mormon
  • Think of me, Phantom of the Opera
  • Lifeboat, Heathers
  • I’ll be here, Ordinary Days
  • Someone like you, Jekyll and Hyde
  • Gimme gimme, Thoroughly Modern Millie
  • I’m not that smart, Spelling Bee
  • Look at me now, The Wild Party
  • Stupid with love, Mean Girls
  • I am what I am, La Cage Aux Folles
  • The color purple, The Color Purple
  • She used to be mine, Waitress
  • Never fall in love with an elf, Elf
  • Suddenly Seymour, Little Shop of Horrors
  • I miss the mountains, Next to Normal
  • Do it again, Nice Work If You Can Get It,
  • Home, Beauty and the Beast
  • Another suitcase in another hall, Evita
  • To keep my love alive, Rodgers and Hart
  • The games I play, Falsettos
  • I’d give my life for you, Miss Saigon
  • I’m breaking down, Falsettos
  • I’m allergic to cats, Theory of Relativity
  • Dream on, Carrie
  • The kite, You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown
  • Carrie, Carrie
  • I could be Jewish for you, Nikko Benson
  • What it means to be a friend, 13
  • Waiting for life, Once On This Island
  • No one else, Great Comet
  • One night only, Dreamgirls
  • Even though, I Love You Because
  • See I’m smiling, The Last Five Years
  • Green finch and linnet bird, Sweeney Todd
  • You will be found, Dear Evan Hansen
  • All falls down, Chaplin
  • Bring him home, Les Miserables
  • Lost in the brass, Band Geeks
  • One song glory, Rent
  • Dyin’ ain’t so bad, Bonnie and Clyde
  • Waiting, Addams FAmily
  • Positoovity, The Little Mermaid
  • Live out loud, The Little Princess
  • One by one by one, Ordinary Days
  • Stars, Les Miserables
  • I just want to be a star, Nunsense
  • Everybody’s got a home but me, Pipe Dream
  • Screwloose, Cry Baby
  • Like other girls, Daddy Long Legs
  • Out there, The Hunchback of Notre Dame
  • Safer, First Date
  • Someone to fall back on, Jason Robert Brown
  • I don’t need a roof, Big Fish
  • Show off, The Drowsy Chaperone
  • All grown up, Bare
  • Flying to the future, Vanities
  • Hold on, The Secret Garden
  • I’d rather be sailing, A New Brain
  • Vanilla ice cream, She Loves Me
  • All that matters now, Finding Neverland
  • A hundred easy ways to lose a man, Wonderful Town
  • Freddy my love, Grease
  • Tonight at eight, She Loves Me
  • Don’t rain on my parade, Funny Girl
  • It’s hard to speak my heart, Parade
  • Not getting married today, Company
  • Wonderful guy, South Pacific
  • I didn’t plan it, Waitress
  • Is it really me, 110 in the Shade
  • Luck by a lady, Guys and Dolls
  • Beyond my wildest dreams, Little Mermaid
  • Nothing stops another day, Ghost
  • Gorgeous, The Apple Tree
  • If I were a bell, Guys and Dolls
  • Notice me Horton, Seussical
  • I’m done, Rocky
  • Heaven’s light, Hunchback of Notre Dame
  • Unworthy of your love, Assassins
  • Skid row, Little Shop of Horrors
  • Take a chance on me, Little Women
  • Movie in my mind, Miss Saigon
  • Run away with me, The Unauthorized Biography ….
  • And they’re off, A New Brain
  • Without you, My Fair Lady
  • Not while I’m around, Sweeney Todd
  • Wherever he ain’t, Nick and Nora
  • It all fades away, The Bridges of Madison County
  • She was there, The Scarlet Pimpernel
  • Use what you’ve got, The Life
  • You can’t get a man with a gun, Annie Get Your Gun
  • Funny, Dogfight
  • Adelaide’s Lament, Guys and Dolls
  • I want to go to Hollywood, The Grand Hotel
  • Woman, Pirate Queen
  • Pretty music, Parade
  • The girl I love, Finian’s Rainbow
  • I don’t remember you, The Happy Time
  • Testimony, Amazing Grace
  • In my life, Les Miserables
  • What do I need with love, Thoroughly Modern Millie
  • Proud of your boy, Aladdin
  • Step one, Kinky Boots
  • The streets of Dublin, A Man of No Importance

We heard over 600 auditions in four days!

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About Jeffrey Carter

University administrator, voice teacher, choral director, professor, singer, professional theatre music director, brother, son, uncle, Anglican, Scotch drinker, chef of moderate talent, NPR fanatic, gin aficionado, proponent of the music of Herbert Howells and Elgar and Vaughan Williams, pianist, composer, theatre geek, dog love & cat hater, author & blogger, world traveler, church organist, Anglophile.

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