It seems Late Late Show host (and former Broadway star) James Corden is joining Stephen Colbert in his quest to turn all of late night television into a musical.
When Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt star Tituss Burgess stopped by The Late Late Show Monday night, Corden coaxed him into singing on the flimsiest of pretexts: Burgess has a high voice, but fellow guest John Stamos has a low voice. (Technically, Stamos is the one who first suggested it, but bless his preternaturally youthful heart, he is not the most convincing of improvisers. No one thinks it was actually his idea.)
The singing starts at 1:53 in the video, after an irrelevant bit of creepiness regarding Corden's wish to Peeping Tom middle-aged women. Burgess lends his pure tenor vibrato to a sweetly melancholy rendition of "Kiss the Girl," one of the all-time great Disney love songs (fight me, "Can You Feel the Love Tonight" partisans), with Stamos and Corden coming in on the "sha-la-la-la"s.
Hey, it's no "Peeno Noir," but that Burgess kid might just be going places.