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40 MORE Audition Songs for the Stage

Need a musical piece for your school or college tryout?  Searching for a number suited to the part you’re looking to land? Musicnotes is back to help with 40 MORE songs to prepare for musical theater auditions. Following up on our popular “40+ Songs for Stage and Show Auditions” post,  we’ve again consulted with multiple auditioners who’ve worked on professional  productions of all sizes to bring you this extensive list of 40 great (think: not overused) audition pieces for the stage. What’s more, we’ve selected these works from 40 different shows, meaning even if one doesn’t seem like quite the right fit, you can explore a bit further to find the song that will get you the part!

Some of the suggestions below are lesser-known audition numbers from well-known shows, while others are gems from more obscure productions. We’ve also tried to compile an assortment of ranges and moods, ensuring you’ll find the perfect audition piece to fit your tryout. Additionally, many of the following sheet music arrangements offer key transposition after purchase. Look for a scoring of Piano/Vocal/Chords Singer Pro, and find our more about of Singer Pro sheet music here.

The most important task, other than finding a great audition song, is to be prepared for your audition. Be sure it’s a song you love that highlights your fantastic talents, and the rest will fall into place. So, presenting to you without further ado, 40 songs for stage auditions.

15 Audition Songs for Female Lead Vocalists

For contralto to soprano vocalists, we’ve gathered songs from a wide variety of shows. Simply click the song title to see the sheet music! We’ve also included a link to a video of the song being performed. Consider the following for your next audition:

Uptempo songs:

Ballads:

15 Audition Songs for Male Lead Vocalists

Explore this outstanding variety of sheet music from 15 different shows that make great audition pieces for tenor, baritone and bass voices. Again, the song title links to the sheet music and the we’ve added a video link (when available) for your convenience.

Uptempo Songs:

Ballads:

10 Audition Songs for Kids and Teens

Need great audition songs for younger performers? This list is appropriate for all ages, and includes auditions for girls and boys. Take a look at the video link for inspiration, and click the song title to download the sheet music instantly.

Are you looking for a particular song not on this list? Chances are the sheet music is available at Musicnotes.com. You’ll find the absolute largest selection of officially licensed, downloadable audition sheet music, including pieces from off-broadway shows, brand-new shows and all the classics you’ll enjoy singing again and again. Shop our Broadway Sheet Music Store, to find your next showstopper today!

We’d Love to Hear from You

Do you have a ‘lucky’ audition piece that you especially enjoy using? Is there another lesser-known show that contains numbers well-suited to auditioning? Please share your expertise with fellow readers in the comments below!

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3 comments

  1. Tim

    I love the song choice but coming from a teenager… most of these songs aren’t “new” to the audition world. Many of them are overdone audition songs. Although some of them a GREAT songs and would make for a wonderful audition piece, you might want to re-look the title “40 New Audition Songs for the Stage” or just look for more modern/undiscovered songs.

    • Thank you for the feedback, Tim, we agree with your suggestion and will update the title. And be sure to keep an eye out for future audition suggestions from new-er/modern shows. Thanks again!

  2. April Nickells

    I am trying to find a song that is easy to sing no matter what the vocalist is. if you know one in both English and Korean i would love it if you could add some like that i would be most thankful.

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