39+ Musical Theatre Audition Songs for Low Tenors _ Baritones

41+ Musical Theatre Audition Songs for Low Tenors / Baritones

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I‘m not a boy, clearly . . . I have compiled this list anyway😁

If you are not sure what you need to consider when choosing a standout audition song, check out that post. It walks you through seven steps to figuring out if the song is right for you and the show you’re auditioning for!

If you’d like to, check out my audition song idea quiz.

Or just check out this list before!

Audition Song Idea List for Baritones

Uptempo for Baritones:

  • “We’ll Go From There”: Anastasia
  • “The Candy Man”: Charlie and the Chocolate Factory    
  • “When Words Fail”: Shrek the Musical
  • “Daybreak”: Floyd Collins
  • “Be Like the Bluebird”: Anything Goes
  • “The Beat of Your Heart”: The Band’s Visit
  • “I Am Aldolpho”: The Drowsy Chaperone
  • “Beautiful Girl”: Singin’ in the Rain    
  • “Loneliness Of Evening”: Cinderella
  • “Start Over”: Big Fish
  • “C’est Moi”: Camelot    
  • “Come to an Agreement”: Honeymoon in Vegas    
  • “Look at the Sky”: Urinetown    
  • “Pretty Music”: Parade
  • “Letter to the Governor”: Parade
  • “How Lucky You Are”: Seussical 
  • “I’m Glad I’m Not Young Anymore”: Gigi    
  • “On the Street Where You Live”: My Fair Lady    
  • “One of the Great Ones”: A Bronx Tale    
  • “God, I Hate Shakespeare”: Something Rotten!*
  • “One Step Closer”: The Little Mermaid    
  • “Too Darn Hot”: Kiss Me, Kate    
  • “All I Care About Is Love”: Chicago    
  • “Be the Hero”: Big Fish    
  • “Camelot”: Camelot    
  • “Comedy Tonight”: A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum    
  • “I Can’t Stand Still”: Footloose
  • “My Girlfriend Who Lives in Canada”: Avenue Q
  • “Forest for the Trees”: Spitfire Grill
  • “Falcon in the Dive”: The Scarlet Pimpernel    
  • “Heart”: Damn Yankees    
  • “With a Little Bit of Luck”: My Fair Lady 
  • “I’ve Come to Wive it Wealthily in Padua”: Kiss Me Kate
  • “The Pinstripes Are All That They See”: Catch Me If You Can    
  • “The Sadder But Wiser Girl”: The Music Man    
  • “The Kite”: You’re a Good Man Charlie Brown
  • “Where is the Life That Late I Led?”: Kiss Me Kate   
  • “Half As Big As Life”: Promises, Promises    

*Possibly overdone. If it’s the perfect song and you can kill it, I say go for it.

**Could be inappropriate for some auditions.

Ballads for Baritones:

  • “How to Handle a Woman”: Camelot    
  • “You Can Do Better Than Him”: Bonnie and Clyde
  • “I’ll Be Here”: The Wild Party    
  • “The Old Hills of Georgia”: Parade
  • “Still”: Anastasia
  • “Could We Start Again, Please?”: Jesus Christ Superstar
  • “Live With Somebody You Love”: Martin Guerre    
  • “Look Over There”: La Cage Aux Folles 
  • “I Won’t Send Roses”: Mack and Mabel       
  • “Marry Me”: The Rink    
  •  “The Sweetest Sounds”: No Strings
  • “Pretty Women”: Sweeney Todd: the Demon Barber of Fleet Street
  • “More I Cannot Wish You”: Guys and Dolls    
  • “My Time of Day”: Guys and Dolls    
  • “She’s a Woman”: Kiss of the Spider Woman    
  • “Something Was Missing”: Annie    
  • “Song on the Sand”: La Cage aux Folles    
  • “Stars”: Les Misérables*
  • “Anthem”: Chess    
  • “Coffee Shop Nights”: Curtains   
  • “The Colors of My Life”: Barnum     
  • “How It Ends”: Big Fish    
  • “Temporarily Lost”: The Bridges of Madison County    
  • “Til I Hear You Sing”: Love Never Dies    
  • “Why Does She Love Me?”: Love Never Dies    
  • “Who I’d Be”: Shrek the Musical
  • “I Don’t Remember You”: The Happy Time
  • “It All Fades Away”: The Bridges of Madison County    
  • “Good Thing Going”: Merrily We Roll Along
  • “There But For You Go I”: Brigadoon    
  • “I’ll Be Here”: The Wild Party
  • “Make Them Hear You”: Ragtime
  • “Dust and Ashes”: Natasha, Pierre, and the Great Comet of 1812
  • “I Cannot Hear the City”: Sweet Smell of Success    
  • “Tell my Father”: The Civil War
  • “Hellfire”: The Hunchback of Notre Dame**

This is certainly not an exhaustive list. I will continue to update this as I find more songs!

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