“Even If You’re Little You Can Do A lot”: Audition Songs for Matilda

Written by Tiffany Wilkie

December 13, 2018

If you’re auditioning for Matilda soon, check out these audition numbers perfect for every role!

Auditioning for Matilda Wormwood (Soprano)


An imaginative girl who is clever and wise far beyond her years. She has a thirst for learning that cannot be quenched.

1. “Somewhere Out There” from An American Tale 



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2. “Sing Your Own Song” from Dear Edwina



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3. “The Girl I’m Meant to Be” from The Secret Garden



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Auditioning for Miss Agatha Trunchbull (Baritone)


The tyrannical headmistress at Matilda’s school who despises children.

4. “You’ll Be Back” from Hamilton



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5. “A Man Could Go Quite Mad” from The Mystery of Edwin Drood



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Auditioning for Miss Honey (Mezzo)


Matilda’s kindhearted teacher. She is tired of living in fear under Miss Trunchbull.

6. “I Don’t Need a Roof” from Big Fish



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7. “God Help the Outcasts” from The Hunchback of Notre Dame 



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Auditioning for Mr. Wormwood (Baritone)


Matilda’s uncaring father. A slimy, greedy used-car salesman.

8. “Poisoning Pigeons In The Park” by Tom Lehrer


9. “Master of the House” from Les Miserables 



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Auditioning for Mrs. Wormwood (Mezzo)


Matilda’s self-absorbed, negligent mother and an amateur ballroom dancer.

10. “The Worst Pies in London” from Sweeney Todd



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11. “Whatever Happened to My Part” from Spamalot



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Auditioning for Bruce (Tenor)


Matilda’s classmate. He is subject to extreme punishment by Miss Trunchbull.

12. “Where is Love” from Oliver



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Auditioning for Rudolpho (Baritone)


Mrs. Wormwood’s dance partner.

13. “I Am Aldolpho” from The Drowsy Chaperone



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Auditioning for The Escapologist (Baritone)


A character in the story Matilda tells the Librarian.

14. “A Bit of Earth” from The Secret Garden



Tiffany Weagly-Wilkie is the Director of Theatricals for PerformerStuff.com. She also serves as the Casting Director for The Imagination House.