Songs for Boys On the Brink of the Big Voice Change

Written by Tiffany Wilkie

October 31, 2017

1. “What If” from The Adams Family

Pugsley Adams laments on what his sister might do to him.

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2. “Electricity” from Billy Elliot

Billy sings about how he feels when he is dancing.

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3. “I Whistle a Happy Tune” from The King And I

Anna’s young son, Louis, asks his mother if anything ever frightens her.

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4. “I Just Can’t Wait to Be King” from Lion King the Musical

A young Simba wants to grow up and be in charge.

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5. “My Best Girl (My Best Beau)” from Mame

Mame Dennis and her bohemian, intellectual arty clique is disrupted when her deceased brother’s 10-year-old son Patrick is entrusted to her care.

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6. “I’d Do Anything” from Oliver

Dodger demonstrates the way the rich people treat each other.

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7. “Why Am I Me” from Shenandoah

The Boy and Gabriel contemplate why they are who they are.

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8. “I Need to Know” from Tarzan

A young Tarzan wonders if there is anyone like him out there.

9. “When I Get My Name In Lights” from The Boy from OZ

A young boy named Peter Woolnough is performing in local bars for money.

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10. “There is a Santa Claus” from Elf the Musical

Michael now believes in Santa.

11. “The Miracle of Judaism” from Falsettoland

A young boy wonders about who should come to his Bar-mitzvah.

12. “Big Black Mole” from Lost in the Stars

Alex sings about his idol.

13. “My Father’s a Homo” from Falsettos

Jason is coming to terms with the news that his father is gay.

14. “It’s Possible” from Seussical

Jojo dreams about all that is possible for him.

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