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COMMON THEATER AUDITION PROCESS: SUGGESTED SAMPLE MUSICAL THEATER REPERTOIRE (not exclusive)
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The following Musical Numbers merely are suggestions from theater teachers if students are looking for material. However, students are encouraged to identify and perform pieces that speak to them and for which they feel inspired. Note the character's traditional gender role from the play is noted with a brief thought from the submitting HS teacher. We advise all students to read/listen to the full show for context and appropriateness of consideration.

Visit https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oe_hCQ05NiE&feature=youtu.bep for additional guidance in preparing your virtual audition video.
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NAME OF MUSICALTITLE OF SONGCHARACTER NAMENOTES
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The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee"I'm Not That Smart"LeafMale - Youthful, good characterization, potential to show off higher notes, baritone range
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Anything Goes"It's De-Lovely"BillyMale - Youthful, charming characterization, moderate tenor range
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A Chorus Line"What I Did for Love"MoralesFemale - Mezzo, Belter song
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Disney's Aladdin"Proud of Your Boy"AladdinMale - Ballad, popular show, relatable message, baritone & tenor range
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Duke Ellington Songbook"I'm Beginning To See The Light"StandardMale - Uptempo, Black Songwriter - great tune
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Evita"Don't Cry for Me Argentina"EvaFemale - Great belter song, shows emotional range, mezzo/soprano range
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Gershwin Songbook"I Got Rhythm"StandardMale or Female - Requires energy and enthusiasm, novice melody, universal message, moderate vocal range
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Hair"Frank Mills"CrissyFemale - Ballad, open to character interpretation, wide vocal range
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Hairspray"Run and Tell That"SeaweedMale - Age appropriate, call to action song - strong acting piece, representative of diversity, upbeat, moderate vocal range
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In the Heights"Breathe"NinaFemale - Ballad, great story arc, mezzo/soprano range
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In the Heights"Inútil"Mr. RosarioMale - Ballad, great story arc, baritone & tenor range
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In the Heights"Enough"Mrs. RosarioFemale - Uptempo, mezzo/alto, great emotional drive
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Little Shop of Horrors"Somewhere That's Green"AudreyFemale - Uptempo, mezzo/alto, great emotional drive
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Little Women"Astonishing"JoFemale - Youthful, strong acting piece, belter song, mezzo/soprano range
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Minnie's Boys"Mama, A Rainbow"AdolphMale - Ballad, sincere song
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Oklahoma!"Many a New Day"LaureyFemale - Youthful, age appropriate theme, ingenue piece, moderate soprano range
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Once on this Island"Mama Will Provide"AsakaFemale - Uptempo, mezzo/alto, upbeat
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Once on this Island"Waiting for Life"Ti MouneFemale - Youthful, uptempo, soprano
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The Scottsboro Boys"Go Back Home"Haywood and EugeneMale - Ballad, challenging ballad, requiring solid breath support and sustained phrases, and possible key change, baritone range
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She Loves Me"Try Me"ArpadMale - Youthful, strong acting piece, nice characterization, tenor range
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South Pacific"A Cockeyed Optimist"NellieFemale - Uptempo, some challenging lyrics/challenging mix, mezzo/soprano range
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Sweet Charity
"If My Friends Could See Me Now"
CharityFemale - Uptempo, solid acting piece, alto range
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The Wiz"Soon As I Get Home"DorothyFemale - Age appropriate, great belter song, strong acting piece, represents diverse composers, mezzo/soprano range
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The Wiz"Home"DorothyFemale - Ballad, mix/belt potential, mezzo/soprano range
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You're A Good Man, Charlie Brown"My New Philosophy"SallyFemale - Youthful, strong character piece, easy to act, soprano/mezzo range
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