Audition Songs for Everybody’s Talking About Jamie

Do you have an upcoming audition for Everybody’s Talking About Jamie? Well unless you have specifically been asked to sing a song from the show that you’re auditioning for, it’s generally best not to. That said, you should still show off similar vocals and personality. So here’s our list of audition songs for Everybody’s Talking About Jamiebroken down by character.

Since Everybody’s Talking About Jamie is a contemporary musical, the following songs are from contemporary shows as well. In addition, there are lots of pop/rock vibes below in order to match the style of the show.


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Step 1: Read your audition details

Please read your audition details carefully, as they sometimes specify the type of song they’d like to hear (a ballad, something uptempo, etc.). Make sure to select a song that’s appropriate for your specific casting call. Also, as you’re picking out a song, these links may be helpful:

• Backing Tracks for the Songs Below

• “Everybody’s Talking About Jamie Audition Songs” Playlist


Step 2: Get to know the show

In casting calls, they often ask for you to be “familiar with the show”. And even if it’s not requested, it’s generally assumed. One way to do this is to read through the synopsis while listening to the Everybody’s Talking About Jamie cast album.


Step 3: Pick an audition song

Next, based on your personality and vocal type, decide whether you’d like to audition for the ensemble or a specific character. Keep in mind that just because you audition for a specific character doesn’t mean you will necessarily be chosen for that role.

There’s usually a spot on the audition form where you will be asked if you are open to being in the ensemble or accepting a different role. I would suggest ticking that box and taking whatever you are offered. Every The role is important, and being in a show provides you with valuable experience.

And on that same note, even if you audition for the ensemble (and not a specific character), there’s always a chance you might get chosen for a leading/supporting role!

To summarize, keep an open mind and try not to take the process too seriously. And when you’re ready, choose the song that you feel most comfortable with from the list below.


Hugo Battersby / Loco Chanelle

“A Little Luck” – Honeymoon in Vegas Music➝

“Unstoppable” – Tootsie Music➝

“Whaddya Do” – Tootsie Music➝

“When You Say Vegas” – Honeymoon in Vegas Music➝


Jamie New

“Charlie’s Soliloquy” – Kinky Boots Music➝

“Hold Me In Your Heart” – Kinky Boots Music➝

“Not My Father’s Son” – Kinky Boots Music➝

“Sex is in the Heel” – Kinky Boots Music➝


Margaret New

“I Miss the Mountains” – Next to Normal Music➝

“Playing Nancy” – Groundhog Day Music➝

“Smiling” – Jagged Little Pill Music➝

“Where Did the Rock Go?” – School of Rock Music➝


Pritti Pasha

“Remember This” – The Mad Ones Music➝

Say the Word – The Mad Ones Music➝

“The Girl Who Drove Away” – The Mad Ones Music➝

“This Time” – Now. Here. This. Music➝


Ensemble (Altos)

“Nothing Stops Another Day” – Ghost Music➝

“On the Edge” – We Aren’t Kids Anymore Music➝

“Where Am I Now?” – Lysistrat Jones Music➝


Ensemble (Baritones)

“Hold On” – Lysistrat Jones Music➝

“The Mirror-Blue Night” – Spring Awakening Music➝

“When She Smiles” – Lysistrat Jones Music➝


Ensemble (Bases)

“Something About Her” – Pretty Woman Music➝

“This is Not An Exit” – American Psycho Music➝

“We Look to You” – The Prom Music➝


Ensemble (Contras)

“I’m Not Falling for That” – We Aren’t Kids Anymore Music➝

“Just Breath” – The Prom Music➝

“When I Go” – We Aren’t Kids Anymore Music➝


Ensemble (Mezzos/Sopranos)

“I Don’t Need Your Love” – Six Music➝

“On and On and On” – We Aren’t Kids Anymore Music➝

“Requiem” – Dear Evan Hansen Music➝


Ensemble (Tenors)

“Run Away With Me” – The Mad Ones Music➝

“Soul of a Man” – Kinky Boots Music➝

“No Turning Back Now” – Circles Music➝


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Step 4: Select a monologue

If requested, here are a few audition monologues for Everybody’s Talking About Jamie:

• “It Isn’t Easy” in The Acting Coach Approach: 48 Monologues for Kids

• “Meet Me at the Gates, Marcus James” in The Best Men’s Monologues from New Plays, 2019

• “That’s All I Got” from Other Desert Cities (Trip)

• “The Pact” in The Acting Coach Approach: 48 Monologues for Kids

• “Unteachable” in The Best Men’s Monologues from New Plays, 2019


Final Step: Prepare for your audit

After collecting your materials and getting familiar with the show, it’s time to move forward with the actual preparation. If you’re in need of some guidance on this step, you can always download our FREE audition prep checklist!


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Everybody’s Talking About Jamie Song List

Here’s a list of the musical numbers in Everybody’s Talking About Jamie, along with which characters sing in each of them. Unless you have been asked to, do not choose any of the below songs for your audition! The following is more intended to be used for character research purposes.

*That said, if you’ve specifically been asked to sing a song from the show, you can find the sheet music for the best possible audition songs below.*


Act 1:

“And You Don’t Even Know It” – Jamie, Miss Hedge, Ensemble

“The Wall in My Head” – Jamie

“Spotlight” – Pritti, Ensemble

“The Legend of Loco Chanel (and the Blood Red Dress)” – Hugo, Ensemble

“If I Met Myself Again” – Margaret

“Work of Art” – Miss Hedge, Jamie, Dean, Ensemble

“Over the Top” – Hugo, Ensemble


Act 2:

“Everybody’s Talking About Jamie” – Ensemble

“Limited Edition Prom Night Special” – Jamie, Ray, Margaret

“It Means Beautiful” – Pritti

“Ugly in This Ugly World” – Jamie

“He’s My Boy” – Margaret

“My Man, Your Boy” – Jamie, Margaret

“Prom Song” – Ensemble

“Finale” – Company

“Out of the Darkness (A Place Where We Belong)” – Company


Which of these audition songs for Everybody’s Talking About Jamie did you choose?

And what role are you auditioning for? We would love to hear all about it in the comments! And in the meantime, you can check out our database of best audition songs for other musicals.


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Stacy Karyn, author of Audition Songs for Everybody's Talking About Jamie.
Author: Stacy Karyn

Stacy Karyn is the founder of Theater Trip, author of The Thespian’s Bucket List, and creator of The Cast Album List. She has a TESOL drama certificate, a BA in theater, and has worked and interned with Broadway and Off-Broadway theaters.


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