Hey theater kids, remember those car rides to weekend tech rehearsals in high school?
Tony winner James Corden and CAP21 dropout (it's fine, she gets work) Lady Gaga star in a new installment of “Carpool Karaoke” and it'll take you back to the ninth grade so fast your boyfriend's secret boyfriend's head will spin.
The days of positively ~feelin it~ have returned, y'all.
Your cool friends who smoke cigarettes behind the pizza place after school aren't around right now.
No one in James' mom's minivan is going to judge you for belting “Out Tonight” on your way to the Hightstown High School auditorium.
I SAID BELT, SIS.
Snatched. Thank you.
Oh, also, today's tech is also a full dress rehearsal because this school is fucking insane (I can't wait to graduate, but I'll never forget you).
I hope you're prepared for the quick change between scenes three and four of Act I.
AND scenes six and seven of Act II.
Amazing. What are you wearing to the cast party at Jackie's house?
Between all the costumery, expression through song and role playing telephone calls from the NFL, Gaga divulged the method behind some of her less obvious lyrics to the "Late Late Show" host.
When James playfully mocked the "ro mah ro-mah-mah" line of "Bad Romance," the song's author explained,
Duh, James. Honestly, sometimes I wonder if you even saw "Chicago" during that trip to New York to visit your aunt.
Ugh, James, no one wants to see it. That's not the point. You don't get it.
Whatever, shut up. The key change is coming.
JESUS CHRIST, MOM. JUST IDLE IN THE PARKING LOT 'TIL THE SONG IS DONE.
This place is so lucky to have us, but they'll never even realize it 'til we're gone.