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Audition Songs

Browse the list below for great ideas for your next audition song.

All Hail the Brain/Terminal Illness

Evan Goldman

13 (Thirteen)

  • ballad
  • dramatic
  • contemporary mt
  • new yorker
  • jewish
  • new kid
  • sarcastic
  • funny
  • hopeful
  • intelligent
  • determined
  • son
  • friend

If That’s What It Is

Archie

13 (Thirteen)

  • ballad
  • dramatic
  • contemporary mt
  • nerdy
  • intelligent
  • muscular dystrophy
  • disability
  • pariah
  • outcast
  • unpopular
  • friend
  • good-natured
  • funny
  • self-aware
  • mature

Being a Geek

Evan Goldman

13 (Thirteen)

  • ballad
  • dramatic
  • contemporary mt
  • new yorker
  • jewish
  • new kid
  • sarcastic
  • funny
  • hopeful
  • intelligent
  • determined
  • son
  • friend

Magic Foot

William Barfee

The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee

  • uptempo
  • comedic
  • contemporary mt
  • allergies
  • awkward
  • smart
  • overweight
  • bully
  • overbearing
  • child
  • winner

My Unfortunate Erection

Charlito “Chip” Tolentino

The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee

  • uptempo
  • ballad
  • dramatic
  • comedic
  • contemporary mt
  • golden age
  • legit
  • belt
  • pop rock): comedic
  • puberty
  • child
  • winner
  • loser
  • boy scout
  • overachiever

I'm Not That Smart

Leaf Coneybear

The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee

  • uptempo
  • ballad
  • dramatic
  • comedic
  • contemporary mt
  • golden age
  • legit
  • belt
  • pop rock): uptempo
  • homeschool
  • awkward
  • nerd
  • family
  • hippie
  • add
  • distractable

What If

Pugsley Addams

The Addams Family

  • ballad
  • comedic
  • contemporary mt
  • young teenager
  • adolescent
  • lonely
  • little brother
  • sibling rivalry
  • abandonment
  • fear
  • worry
  • adolescence
  • family
  • friendship
  • off-beat
  • cartoon
  • addams family

Wond’rin’

Gilbert Blythe

Anne of Green Gables

  • ballad
  • comedic
  • wondering
  • adolescence
  • crush
  • flirtation
  • longing
  • love
  • curious
  • curiosity