Ariana Grande Wants to Play Elphaba in WICKED: 'I Would Do It Tomorrow'

Ariana Grande Wants to Play Elphaba in WICKED: 'I Would Do It Tomorrow'

'13' star Ariana Grande and Hollywood A-lister Seth MacFarlane teamed up for last night's all new edition of CARPOOL KARAOKE: THE SERIES. Watch the episode in full at http://applemusic.com/carpoolkaraoke/.

Ariana Grande Wants to Play Elphaba in WICKED: 'I Would Do It Tomorrow'During the 15-minute episode, the talented duo joined forces for performances of WICKED's "Loathing", LITTLE SHOP OF HORROR's "Suddenly Seymour", "10 Minutes Ago" from Rodgers + Hammerstein's CINDERELLA and the Frank Sinatra classic 'Nothing In Common'.

In between numbers, they discussed their shared love of musical theater, with Grande revealing, "I was a huge theater nerd my whole life, still am. It's what I put on when I need to restore my soul and heal myself. It brings you back to home." Agreed MacFarland, "It's very earnest music. I was raised on that stuff.

Grande also admitted her love for a certain Frankie Valli musical, sharing "You want to hear something embarrassing? I used to wait outside the JERSEY BOYS theater in line every f**kin day." She also tells MacFarlane, "One of my dream roles is to play Elphaba. I would do it tomorrow!"

Check out their duet of 'Suddenly Seymour' below:



Based on the segment that has become a global, viral video sensation on The Late Late Show with James Corden, Carpool Karaoke: The Series will bring the best celebrity pairings together behind the wheel as they buckle up and belt it out to their favorite playlists.


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Caryn Robbins Caryn Robbins is a Senior Editor and daily contributor to BroadwayWorld, and manages the TV, Film and Music spin-off sites. Her original musical comedy DEAR PROSPECTIVE STUDENT (follow @DearStudent) has been staged in two NYC theater festivals and was performed as an Equity Staged Reading in New York City in 2015. This June, DEAR PROSPECTIVE STUDENT won 'Best Ensemble Show' in Chicago's Premier Premieres Festival. Follow Caryn on Twitter @CarynRobbins
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