July 23, 2015 10:42 AM EDT

After a four-month run in the Broadway musical On the Twentieth Century (a performance that won her a Tony nomination), Kristin Chenoweth is tired. So tired that she wasn’t really up for her scheduled appearance on The Late Late Show. But host James Corden was able to convince her to leave her home for a chat by serenading the actress—and as anyone who’s seen Glee knows, Chenoweth cannot resist a duet. Watch Corden woo her to the stage with a rousing rendition of “We’ve Got Tonight.”

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