14 of the Best Audition Cuts for Quirky Female Belters
Written by Tiffany Wilkie
September 15, 2021
If you’re a quirky female character actor searching for the perfect belting song, we’ve got 14 that are perfect for you!
“When He Sees Me” from Waitress
Dawn, who has never had a boyfriend before and has recently begun filling out an online dating profile. Dawn’s profile soon yields a response, and she sets a five-minute date for the following night, clearly nervous but excited about the encounter.
“Special” from Avenue Q
Lucy the Slut, a suductive chanteuse wows the guys, especially Princeton, with this sexy cabaret number.
“Raise the Roof” from The Wild Party
Queenie radiates beauty and confidence, but Burrs preys on other women. He makes his move on their youngest guest, Nadine and despite her casual reprimand of his behavior, Queenie wants to hurt Burrs in return.
“Live Out Loud” from A Little Princess
Sara Crewe protests that her father’s instructions were that she was not to be punished. Sara is forbidden to speak to anyone without permission. Once the monstrous headmistress leaves, Sara vents her frustration.
“Pretty Funny” from Dogfight
A distraught Rose, home in her bedroom, surrounded by rejected dresses and dashed hopes, she beats herself up for having believed Birdlace’s lies.
“Find Your Grail” from Spamalot
The Lady Of The Lake encourages the Kinghts of the Round Table to “Find Thier Grail.”
“Superboy and the Invisible Girl” from Next to Normal
In her room, Natalie vents her anger to her friend Henry and then refuses Diana’s halfhearted apology as her brother watches and taunts her.
“Off With Their Heads” from Wonderland
The Queen delights in the truth of her signature phrase “Off with their heads” with such flair, and allows the beheadings to take place in the land of the Looking-Glass.
“Pulled” from The Addams Family
While torturing her brother Pugsley on a rack, Wednesday admits that love is pulling her in a new direction
“When You’ve Got it Flaunt it” from The Producers
Swedish bombshell , Ulla Inga Hansen Benson Yansen Tallen Hallen Svaden Swanson auditions for Max and Leo, the producers of a hopeful Broadway flop.
“Someday” from The Wedding Singer
Julia Sullivan sings about how she can’t wait to get married.
“You’ve Got Possibilities” from It’s a Bird, It’s a Plane, It’s Superman
Sydney, Max’s pet secretary, she has developed a crush on Clark Kent and vainly attempts to change his square personality.
“In Short” from Edges
A young woman sings about what she would like to do to her ex after a breakup.
“Somewhere That’s Green” from Little Shop of Horrors
Audrey secretly longs to leave her abusive boyfriend. Her dream is to lead an ideal suburban life with Seymour, complete with a tract home, frozen dinners, and plastic on the furniture.
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