Website owners see some of the Google search queries that send people to their websites. Sometimes, these queries are questions, so if I can, I’d like to answer them directly.
Question: “Can you be successful in theater as a baritone”?
Yes. That doesn’t mean it’s easy though.
I’m not going to speculate about whether it’s easier or harder than having a different voice type, because there’s no voice type that guarantees work, and you’ll drive yourself crazy if you day dream about having a different voice. You always have to sing very well and have a good voice, and you have to have some combination of business sense, talent, skill, luck and the right package that makes people want to hire you. And then you need to have the mental fortitude to keep accepting success once you start to get it once you see the costs in the other areas of your life.
Unfortunately, it’s hard to know in advance whether you have that without doing your best to get it and then going out and auditioning.
But regardless of whether or not you become “successful in theater as a baritone”, the journey of learning how to sing and singing is itself rewarding. Singing is fun, and there’s a lot of beautiful baritone repertoire to enjoy.