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Top 10 Emotional Audition Cuts for Women: Love

Written by Andrea Canny

June 20, 2017

Are you looking for a female audition cut packed with amorous longing, maternal affection, or sisterly love? We’ve got ten below that are sure to help you display your affection.

“Your Daddy’s Son” from Ragtime

How desperate must you be to create a lullaby for your child, explaining why you buried them alive?

Get the audition cut here.

“You Matter To Me” from Waitress

A conversation can happen by just looking into someone’s eyes…and in this song, the title is the message.

Get the audition cut here.

“With You” from Ghost


Grief includes so many emotions and this song addresses how much is taken away when someone you love is gone forever.

“I’d Give My Life For You” from Miss Saigon 

Desperate to provide a good life for her son, Kim devises a plan and declares she would give her own life to save her son’s.

Get the audition cut here.

“All That Matters” from Finding Neverland 


Unsure of the future of her own health, a mother sings about her renewed sense of hope & wonder for the lives of her children after developing a friendship with author, J.M. Barrie.

“Quiet” from Matilda 

Describing the sense of inner calm she feels after all the emotions she’s repressed have built to a frenzy, Matilda gains control of her own destiny.

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“As Long As He Needs Me” from Oliver

Love, devotion & the desire to be needed overrides common sense in an abusive relationship for Nancy in Oliver.

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“Maybe I Like it This Way” from The Wild Party

Love and desire. Passion and control. It’s like sitting on an emotional seesaw at The Wild Party.

Get the audition cut here.

“Raining” from Rocky 

Emotions run high in Adrian’s battle to stay away from Rocky, but her heart is drawing her closer to him.

Get the audition cut here.


Andrea Canny is a professional entertainer (31 years), writer, director, producer, studio vocalist, vocal performance/cabaret coach, adjudicator as well as cabaret artist who is currently writing a book on integrity in the entertainment business.
Photo Credits:
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Joan Marcus.
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Joan Marcus.
Dan Kitwood.
Joan Marcus.
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Darren Bell.