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With Parts/Roles For Children

The following is a list of musical theatre shows that have roles for children. The name of each role is indicated. Click on the name of the show for detailed information about each role (age and vocal range) and audition preparation suggestions. If you are looking for audition material for children, many of these shows contain some very good songs and monologues.

A Little Princess
- Annie (Lead Role), Molly, Kate, Tessie and Pepper, orphans
Annie Get Your Gun
- Little Jake, Nellie, Jessie
Anne of Green Gables
- secondary characters & a chorus of school children.
Anyone Can Whistle
- Baby Joan
- Billy Moore
Beauty & The Beast
- Chip
- Billy (Large Role), Josh, Cynthia
Big River
- Huck Finn (Lead Role), Tom Sawyer
Billy Elliot
- Billy (Lead Role), chorus of ballet dancers
Blood Brothers
- Mickey age 7, Eddie age 7
The Boy From Oz
- Young Peter
Bye Bye Birdie
- Randolph
Caroline or Change
- Noah age 8
Charlie & The Chocolate Factory
- Charlie (Lead Role), Veruca,
Children of Eden
- Young Cain, Young Able
Children's Letters To God
Chitty Chitty Bang Bang
- Jeremy & Jemima Potts
The Color Purple
- Young Celie, Young Olivia
- Jason
Fiddler On The Roof
- Schprinze, Bielke
The Full Monty
- 12 year old Nathan
- may be performed with children
- Baby Louise, Baby June
Here's Love
Into The Woods
- Red Riding Hood (young teen), Jack (young teen)
I Remember Mama
- 15 yo girl, 13 yo boy, 12 yo girl, 7 yo girl
Jane Eyre
- several young girl roles
Joseph And The Technicolor Dreamcoat
- large children's chorus
The King And I
- Louis, Chulalonghorn
Les Miserables
- Young Cosette, Young Eponine, Gavroche
The Lion King
- Young Simba, Young Nala
- Patrick at age 10
Mary Poppins
- Michael, Jane
Meet Me In St. Louis
- Tootie, Agnes
The Me Nobody Knows
- 6 boys and 6 girls of varying ages and ethnicities
Merrily We Roll Along
- Frank Jr.
Miss Saigon
- Tam
The Music Man
- Winthrop, Amaryllis, Gracie
- Young Guido
- sometimes includes principal dancing roles for 2-4 young teens or pre-teens, depends on the production
- Oliver (Lead Role), boys chorus (may contain girls)
Peter Pan
- John, Michael, small chorus of lost boys
- Theo
- "little boy" role
- Tina
The Secret Garden
- Mary, Colin
- may or may not be done as a children's musical
- Jojo Who, Baby Sour Kangaroo
The Sound Of Music
- Brigitta, Kurt, Marta, Gretl
South Pacific
- Ngana, Gerome
- Young Tarzan
- Tommy at ages 4 and 10, Sally at age 4
The Wizard Of Oz
- Dorothy, Munchkins
Whistle Down The Wind
White Christmas
Will Rogers Follies
You're A Good Man Charlie Brown
- may or may not be done as a children's musical


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