April 28, 2011 at 2:28 PM ET
No, not stripped down that way ... Stripped down as in no eggs, no meat dresses or otherwise elaborate costumes.
Here's a look at Gaga singing "Born this Way," in a clip from HBO's upcoming special, "Lady Gaga Presents The Monster Ball Tour at Madison Square Garden."
The special premieres May 7, and if it includes more of this kind of raw, not-so-produced material from the singer, I'll definitely be tuning in.