I came across this wonderful site, www.newmusicaltheatre.com, and fell in love with their lists of contemporary musical theatre songs for singers of all stripes. So this week, instead of focusing on a specific show for #AuditionInspiration, I'm listing some fabulous new songs for female classical singers.
1. No One Else by Dave Malloy from Natasha and the Great Comet of 1812
2. I Won't Mind by Jeff Blumenkrantz, Annie Kessler, and Libby Saines (Warning: set the Kleenex nearby.)
3. Poor Monty by Steven Lutvak and Robert L. Freedman, A Gentleman's Guide to Love and Murder (This kween is my new hero...ine.)
4. Will You by Michael Korie and Scott Frankel from Grey Gardens
5. Winter Wait for Me by Will Reynolds
For more terrific songs and the accompanying sheet music, check out The Top Ten Songs for the Classical Singer on NMT's website!
I can't believe that June is nearly over, especially since I'm due to have a baby-- my second!-- in early July. This means that I'll have to take a break from The City Audition for the foreseeable future.
You haven't experienced it yet, but this business is awful.
I went down the Fosse rabbit hole the other night on You Tube. "Rich Man's Frug" had shuffled up on my iPhone, and I realized I needed a Fosse fix. Fosse, the revue, isn't done that often anymore, but this list of audition songs will work for just about any Fosse show.