What are good Broadway songs for my repetoire?

I’m a freshman majoring in Musical Theatre and I’m looking for some songs to build my repetoire. Does anyone know any Broadway, preferably upbeat (but I’ll take anything) not overdone songs for a mezzo soprano?

Answer #1

hairspray songs??? they are ok

bali high from south pacific or that song from it that like “im going to wash that man right out my hair”

ummm…I don’t know im not really into musicals but songs from grease wud be good too!!!

Answer #2

Look into the Singers Musical Theatre Anthology for Mezzo Soprano (a must have for musical theatre majors.)

Volume 2 ‘The Gentleman Is a Dope (‘Allegro’)’, Oscar Hammerstein II & Richard Rodgers ‘There Won’t Be Trumpets (‘Anyone Can Whistle’)’, Stephen Sondheim ‘I Get A Kick Out of You (‘Anything Goes’)’, Cole Porter ‘I Wish I Were in Love Again (‘Babes In Arms’)’, Lorenz Hart and Richard Rodgers ‘Johnny One Note (‘Babes In Arms’)’, Lorenz Hart and Richard Rodgers ‘Fifty Percent (‘Ballroom’)’, Alan Bergman, Marilyn Bergman & Billy Goldenberg ‘The Party’s Over (‘Bells Are Ringing’)’, Betty Comden, Adolph Green and Jule Styne ‘Long Before I Knew You (‘Bells Are Ringing’)’, Betty Comden, Adolph Green and Jule Styne ‘Someone Else’s Story (‘Chess’)’, Benny Andersson, Tim Rice & Bjorn Ulvaeus ‘What I Did for Love (‘A Chorus Line’)’, Marvin Hamlisch & Edward Kleban ‘Another Hundred People (‘Company’)’, Stephen Sondheim ‘I’d Be Surprisingly Good for You (‘Evita’)’, Tim Rice & Andrew Lloyd Webber ‘The Music That Makes Me Dance (‘Funny Girl’)’, Bob Merrill & Jule Styne ‘I Want to Be Bad (‘Good News’)’, B.G. DeSylvia, Lew Brown & Ray Henderson ‘Look at Me, I’m Sandra Dee (‘Grease’)’, Warren Casey & Jim Jacobs ‘Adelaide’s Lament (‘Guys and Dolls’)’, Frank Loesser ‘Small World (‘Gypsy’)’, Stephen Sondheim & Jule Styne ‘I Never Has Seen Snow (‘House of Flowers’)’, Truman Capote & Harold Arlen ‘Who Knows (‘I Can Get It For You Wholesale’)’, Harold Rome ‘If He Walked into My Life (‘Mame’)’, Jerry Herman ‘We Deserve Each Other (‘Me and Juliet’)’, Oscar Hammerstein II & Richard Rodgers ‘Now You Know (‘Merrily We Roll Along’)’, Stephen Sondheim ‘I Dreamed a Dream (‘Les Miserables’)’, Claude-Michel Schonberg, Alain Boublil, Jean-Marc Natel & Herbert Kretzner ‘On My Own (‘Les Miserables’)’, Claude-Michel Schonberg, Alain Boublil, John Caird, Trevor Nunn, Jean-Marc Natel & Herbert Kretzner ‘The Wages of Sin (‘The Mystery of Edwin Drood’)’, Rupert Holmes ‘My Husband Makes Movies (‘Nine’)’, Maury Yeston ‘The Sweetest Sounds (‘No Strings’)’, Richard Rodgers ‘As Long as He Needs Me (‘Oliver!’)’, Lionel Bart ‘I Can Cook Too (‘On The Town’)’, Leonard Bernstein, Betty Comden & Adolph Green ‘Shy (‘Once Upon A Mattress’)’, Marshall Barer & Mary Rodgers ‘Never Never Land (‘Peter Pan’)’, Betty Comden, Adolph Green & Jule Styne ‘It’s A Helluva Way to Run a Love Affair (‘Plain and Fancy’)’, Arnold B. Horwitt & Albert Hague ‘Hold On (‘The Secret Garden’)’, Marsha Norman & Lucy Simon ‘A Trip To The Library (‘She Loves Me’)’, Sheldon Harnick & Jerry Bock ‘Tell Me on a Sunday (‘Song and Dance’)’, Andrew Lloyd Webber & Don Black ‘Everybody Loves Louis (‘Sunday In The Park with George’)’, Stephen Sondheim ‘If He Really Knew Me (‘They’re Playing Our Song’)’, Carole Bayer Sager and Marvin Hamlisch ‘Paris Makes Me Horny (‘Victor/Victoria’)’, Leslie Bricusse & Henry Mancini

Volume 3 Always a Bridesmaid (I Love You, You’re Perfect, Now Change)

  • As If We Never Said Goodbye (Sunset Boulevard)
  • But Not for Me (Girl Crazy)
  • A Change in Me (Beauty and the Beast)
  • Class (Chicago) * Don’t Call Me Trailer Trash (Cowgirls)
  • Don’t Rain on My Parade (Funny Girl)
  • I’d Give My Life for You (Miss Saigon)
  • Just a Housewife (Working)
  • The Ladies Who Lunch (Company)
  • Maybe This Time (Cabaret)
  • Mein Herr (Cabaret)
  • Miss Marmelstein (I Can Get It For You Wholesale)
  • My New Philosophy (You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown)
  • A New Life (Jekyll and Hyde)
  • Rose’s Turn (Gypsy)
  • So What? (Cabaret)
  • Someone Like You (Jekyll and Hyde)
  • Stars and the Moon (Songs for a New World)
  • Who Will Love Me as I Am? (Side Show)
  • With One Look (Sunset Boulevard)
  • You Don’t Know This Man (Parade)

I can help you find songs later (but right now I’m on my way out the door.) Funmail me. (I majored in Musical theatre for 2 years)

xox Sika

Answer #3

what about songs from 42nd Street

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