Audition Songs for Children of Eden the Musical – by Character
Written by Tiffany Wilkie
May 21, 2020
You won’t be ‘Lost in the Wilderness’ looking for an audition song for the musical Children of Eden! Let Performer Stuff’s expert audition song coaches find the perfect audition song! Our recommendations come with links to purchase sheet music or an audition cut from PerformerStuff.com. For further study, we also provide links to listen to audition songs on both a Youtube and a Spotify playlist. Break a leg with your audition for Children of Eden. Be sure to let us know if the audition song worked for you!
Audition song suggestions for the character Father (baritone)
An older looking, impressive man. A true father figure, he wants the best for all of his children but parents with a firm hand. Protective, loving, and reminiscent of God.
“No Matter What” from Beauty and the Beast
“Fight the Dragons” from Big Fish
Audition song suggestions for the character Adam / Noah (tenor)
Adam: Eve’s bright and childlike partner. He is initially devout to Father and loving to his wife & children. Later plagued by guilt. Hard-working and reserved. Noah: rough but simple. He is unsophisticated and shrewd, but also warm and loyal. He builds the ark to save his family and honor Father.
“Better Than I” from Joseph King of Dreams
“Beautiful City” from Godspell
Audition song suggestions for the character Eve / Mama (mezzo-soprano)
Eve: curious and questioning, smart and excited. Chose an imperfect life of knowledge over a perfect life of innocence. Mama: Noah’s wife and inherently motherly. She possesses a gentle strength, is reassuring, and serves as the mediator of the family.
“God Help The Outcasts” from The Hunchback of Notre Dame
“Come Down From That Tree” from Once on This Island
Audition song suggestions for the character Cain / Japheth (tenor)
Cain: Abel’s older, adventurous brother. Follows in his mother’s footsteps and longs for the companionship of other humans. He is strong, stubborn, and independent. Japeth: in love with Yonah and is willing to sacrifice his life to be with her. He is Noah’s youngest son. Clever, rebellious, stubborn.
“Truly Alive” from Amazing Grace
“Fortune Favors The Brave” from Aida
Audition song suggestions for the character Abel / Ham (tenor)
Abel: Cain’s younger and more conservative brother who follows the “rules”. He chooses his parents over Cain. Ham: Japeth’s middle brother and Aphra’s husband. He is not as docile as Japheth, nor as hot headed as Shem. Looks up to and follows Shem’s lead.
“All Good Gifts” from Godspell
“Any Dream Will Do” from Joseph and The Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat
Audition song suggestions for the character Seth / Shem (tenor)
Seth: Adam and Eve’s third son and their family’s second chance at life. He is innocently adventurous. Shem: the oldest of Noah’s three sons. Married to Aysha, he is impulsive, strong, and hot-tempered.
“Alas For You” from Godspell
“Close Every Door” from Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat
Audition song suggestions for the character Yonah (Mezzo-Soprano)
Noah’s servant who falls in love with Japheth and becomes his wife. A descendent of Cain. She is strong, yet humble, kind, and smart.
“I Don’t Know How to Love Him” from Jesus Christ Superstar
“Every Story Is A Love Story ” from Aida
Audition song suggestions for the character Aphra (alto)
Ham’s pregnant wife. Longs for the flood to be over and is constantly worrying.
“Shadowland” from The Lion King
Audition song suggestions for the character Aysha (alto)
Shem’s wife. Cynically bitter and constantly accusing those aboard the ark.
“Turn Back, O Man” from Godspell
Audition song suggestions for the character Young Cain (countertenor)
The older of the two brothers. Is curious and questioning like his mother. Intense.
“I Need to Know” from Tarzan
Audition song suggestions for the character Young Abel (countertenor)
The younger of the two brothers. Favors his father in personality. Obedient and devout.
“When I Grow Up” from Matilda
Audition song suggestions for the Ensemble Characters (all vocal types)
Family Members; Children; Storytellers. Choose a song from here that suits your voice type.
Audition song suggestions for a Soprano:
“Children Of The Wind” from Rags
“I Couldn’t Be Happier” from the movie Wicked
Audition song suggestions for a Mezzo:
“Everything’s Alright ” from Jesus Christ Superstar
“Gifts Of Love” from The Baker’s Wife
Audition song suggestions for an Alto:
“I’m Not That Girl” from Wicked
“O Bless the Lord” from Godspell
Audition song suggestions for a Tenor:
“Corner Of The Sky” from Pippin
“Elaborate Lives” from Aida
Audition song suggestions for a Baritone:
“If I Have To Live Alone” from The Baker’s Wife
“How It Ends” from Big Fish
Listen to a Spotify playlist of audition songs for the musical Children of Eden here:
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