Musical Theatre repertoire 

Finding songs for each audition can be scary. We want to make it easy! Click on each of the links below to see curated lists of songs from different eras and styles, as well as songs to fit your personal identity!

Please note that most songs can be arranged in whatever key suits your voice best. Pick a song with lyrics you identify with! Try it out as a monologue!

Standards

These are American Songbook classics from the early 20th century. Many of these songs were present in early musicals pre-Rodgers and Hammerstein. Click the title to see the full list!

These are songs written specifically about and for BIPOC (Black, Indigenous, People of Color) performers. They are about experiences that are unique to individuals who identify as BIPOC and should only be performed by members of the appropriate communities.

lgbtq+ Specific

These are songs written specifically about and for LGBTQ+ performers. They are about experiences that are unique to individuals who identify as LGBTQ+ and should only be performed by members of the appropriate communities.

These songs fall under the umbrella of "Golden Age" musical theatre. This is where you'll find Rodgers and Hammerstein, Lerner and Loewe, etc. These contrast well with songs from our Post-1970 category.

Post-1970

These songs are often called "Contemporary." This is a category that grows every year with new shows. You'll find Ahrens and Flaherty, Jason Robert Brown, and other newer composers. These songs contrast well with song from our Pre-1970 category.

Couldn't find a song you really love? Contact us at ghostlightauditiongroup@gmail.com and we can help point you in the direction of more resources!

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