Pantomime Audition Songs

Pantomime Audition Songs
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Music, in particular songs, is an integral part of any pantomime. The types of songs and the style of the music will depend on your company’s musical director. Some panto companies are happy to use popular, well-known songs and shoe-horn them into the show. And some pantos will use classic songs that even the grown ups once bopped to. In general they tend to be songs that the audience will know and love.
So for your panto audition song you have to choose wisely. Here are a few key points to follow:
Here is a list of pantomime audition songs that we have compiled. Most of the songs below have been sung in panto auditions by actors who have had some success. It’s a personal choice, but we thought we’d write a list to help you decide what sort of song to sing. If you sing a panto audition song and it worked well, let us know so we can keep adding to this list.
Pantomime Audition Songs for Principal Boy
  • That’s Amore – Dean Martin
  • Don’t Stop Beleiving – Glee
  • Now I Have Seen You – Honk
  • Make them Hear You – Ragtime
  • Something There (duet) – Disney Beauty & the Beast
  • Can You Feel The Love Tonight (duet) – Lion King
  • Haven’t Met You Yet – Michael Buble
  • Johanna – Sweeney Todd
  • She Danced With Me – Slipper and the Rose
Pantomime Audition Songs for Principal Girl
  • Don’t Stop Believing – Glee
  • Somewhere that’s Green – Little Shop of Horrors
  • Sixteen Going on Seventeen – Sound of Music
  • Home – Beauty and the Beast
  • I Can’t Forget the Melody – Slipper and the Rose
  • Suddenly It Happens – Slipper and the Rose
  • Wouldn’t it be lovely – My Fair Lady
  • Once Upon a Dream – Disney Sleeping Beauty
  • He Danced With Me – Slipper and the Rose
  • Someday My Prince Will Come – Disney Snow White
  • Something There (duet) – Disney Beauty & the Beast
  • Can You Feel The Love Tonight (duet) – Lion King
  • Once I was Loved – Slipper and the Rose
  • Lovely Lonely Man – Chitty Chitty Bang Bang
  • All I Want for Christmas – Mariah Carey
  • Somewhere Over the Rainbow – Wizard of Oz
  • Who You Are – Jessie J
Pantomime Audition Songs for Panto Dame
  • Life’s a Happy Song – The Muppets
  • Big Spender – Shirley Bassey
  • We’re in the Money – 42nd Street
  • Would You Like to Swing a Star – Bing Crosby
  • Dontcha – Pussycat Dolls
  • Girls Just Want to Have Fun – Cyndi Lauper
  • The Dame Song – From Behind You! Behind You!
  • There is Nothing Like a Dame – South Pacific
  • I’m a Woman – Peggy Lee
  • 9 to 5 – Dolly Parton
  • The Lady is a Tramp – Babes In Arms
  • Gorgeous – The Apple Tree Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious – Mary Poppins
Pantomime Audition Songs for Ugly Sisters
  • Busom Buddies – Mame
  • What is this feeling? – Wicked
  • If Momma was Married – Gypsy
  • Here Come the Girls (Boots ad) – Ernie K Doe
  • Peas in a Pod – Grey Gardens
  • The Apple Doesn’t Fall Very Far From the Tree – The Rink
  • What You Don’t Know About Women – City of Angels
  • Little Girls – Annie
  • Hakuna Matata – Lion King
Pantomime Audition Songs for Panto Comic Lead
  • Life’s a Happy Song – The Muppets
  • Would you like to swing a star – Bing Crosby
  • Always Look on the Bright side of Life – Monty Python
  • Flash Bang Wallop – Half a Sixpence
  • The Kite – You’re a Good Man Charlie Brown
  • Reach for the Stars – S Club 7
  • Honey Bun – South Pacific
  • Shine – Take That
Pantomime Audition Songs for Pantomime Villain
  • Don’t stop me now – Queen
  • Bad Guys – Bugsy Malone
  • Bad – Michael Jackson
  • T-R-O-U-B-L-E – Elvis Presley
  • I Hate People – Scrooge Soundtrack
  • I Put a Spell On You – Hocus Pocus
  • Poor Unfortunate Souls – Disney Little Mermaid
Panto Audition Songs for Good Fairy/Wise Woman
  • Bibbidi-Bobbidi-Boo – Disney Cinderella
  • Would you like to swing a star – Bing Crosby
  • A Dream is a Wish Your Heart Makes – Disney Cinderella
  • When You Wish Upon a Star – Disney Pinocchio
  • Happily Ever After – Once Upon A Mattress
  • Hushabye Mountain – Chitty Chitty Bang Bang