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Well Known Mezzo-Soprano Idina Menzel

A Mezzo-Soprano is the middle female voice and the most common, with a range from F3 (F below middle C) to G#5/Ab5 (High G#/High Ab). Unlike opera faches, musical theatre voice types are not as rigid and vary widely between shows, periods of time and cultures.

Notable Mezzo-Soprano Roles[]

Annie Oakley - Annie Get Your Gun

Kate Monster - Avenue Q

Mrs. Potts, Belle - Beauty and The Beast

Veronica - Heathers

Mrs. Wilkinson - Billy Elliot

Sally Bowles - Cabaret

Grizabella - Cats

Roxie Hart - Chicago

Trina - Falsettos

Eva Peron - Evita

Fanny Brice - Funny Girl

Mary Magdalene - Jesus Christ Superstar

Alice Flinders, Pam Flinders, Emily Flinders, Shelly Flinders - Saturday's Warrior

Polly Baker - Crazy For You

Reno Sweeney - Anything Goes

Elsa - Frozen

Millie Dillimount - Thoroughly Modern Millie

Cathy Seldon - Singin' In The Rain

Cathy - The Last Five Years

The Baker's Wife - Into The Woods

The Witch - Into The Woods

Dorothy - The Wizard of Oz

Lydia, Delia/Miss Argentina - Beetlejuice

Dot - Sunday In the Park With George

Marta, Amy - Company

Mayzie LaBird - Suessical

Lauren - Kinky Boots

Eve - Children of Eden

Liza Minnelli - Boy From Oz

Miss Adelaide - Guys and Dolls

Mary Lennox, Martha - The Secret Garden

Tracy Turnblad - Hairspray

Scaramouche, Meat - We Will Rock You

Elphaba - Wicked

Eponine, Fantine - Les Miserables

Meg Giry - The Phantom of the Opera / Love Never Dies

Lucy - Jekyll and Hyde

Kim, Gigi, Ellen - Miss Saigon

Maureen, Mimi, Joanne - Rent

Madame Morrible - Wicked

Angelica Schuyler, Peggy/Mariah Reynolds - Hamilton

Natalie, Diana - Next to Normal

Liesl von Trapp - The Sound of Music

Baroness Elsa von Schraeder - The Sound of Music

Reno Sweeney - Anything Goes

Dolly Gallagher Levi - Hello, Dolly!

Song Types[]

In Musical Theatre song types are not general restricted by vocal type. If needed, music can be transposed, although this is not recommended.