The 11 saddest musicals

What is the saddest musical?

The 11 saddest musicals

  1. “Les Miserables” It doesn’t get much sadder than a title that translates to “The Miserable.” This show has it all: child abuse, forced prostitution, a high death toll.
  2. “Ragtime”
  3. “Merrily We Roll Along”
  4. “Parade”
  5. “Mack & Mabel”
  6. “Carousel”
  7. “Spring Awakening”
  8. “Falsettoland”

What songs should you not sing at an audition?

Top Songs to Avoid at an Audition

  • “Popular” from Wicked.
  • “Defying Gravity” from Wicked.
  • “For Good” from Wicked.
  • “Gimme Gimme” from Thoroughly Modern Millie.
  • “Not For the Life of Me” from Thoroughly Modern Millie.
  • “I Dreamed a Dream” from Les Misérables.
  • “On My Own” from Les Misérables.
  • “Bring Him Home” from Les Misérables.

Is freeze your brain a good audition song?

“Freeze Your Brain” is a fun option. The lyrics are unexpected and narrative, so it’s easy to make a 16-bar cut that makes an impression. In terms of range, this song shows off your voice without going too high.

Can music make you cry?

Determining whether or not it is healthy to listen to music that brings us to tears can depend on the basis of our emotion. Some people cry to music because they feel sad; others because they feel “awe.” People who experience awe were more likely to be with others when music made them feel like crying.

How do you stand out in an audition?

15 Ways to Stand Out in an Audition

  1. Know exactly what you’re auditioning for.
  2. Know WHO you’re auditioning for.
  3. Make a good first impression.
  4. Maintain your health.
  5. Wear the right attire.
  6. Keep a positive attitude.
  7. Strike up a conversation.
  8. Develop your brand.

What do judges look for in singing auditions?

Judge and professional cellist Jeffrey Solow states, “Judges look for technical excellence, beautiful tone, intelligent and informed interpretative decisions, plus personality and communication.” Don’t be afraid to loosen up and move with the music as comfortably on stage as you do at home.

What are some great songs to sing for an audition?

So, here’s a list of some great songs to sing for an audition, for girls and guys. The list is a blend of everything from soft, slow, to upbeat songs. Choose the ones that blend well with your singing style and voice. Travie McCoy feat. Bruno Mars Album – Blowin’ Your Mind!

What is the hardest part of auditioning for the voice?

Thank you for supporting my blog and brand! Choosing what to sing for The Voice auditions (or American Idol, X Factor, etc.) is probably the hardest part of auditioning. When I was auditioning for The Voice Callbacks I searched everywhere for a list of audition song ideas for The Voice and couldn’t find one.

Where can I find free music for audition songs?

Don’t see something on the list that you like? Head to and access their unlimited music free for 30 days. It is a great way to find new music and choose an audition song.

Is it better to sing sad music or soulful music?

You’re a lot more likely to get a good mark for it. Sing something that will penetrate the heart and force people to apply the song to their own personal lives. Soulful music isn’t necessarily sad, but much of it is. Especially the song that made number one on our list. Sad music is a good thing, sometimes.