Alanis Morissette’s Jagged Little Pill Musical To Open In 2018

Screenwriter Diablo Cody and Tony-winning director Diane Paulus are both involved.

May 30, 2017
Alanis Morissette’s <i>Jagged Little Pill</i> Musical To Open In 2018

A musical version of Alanis Morissette's 1995 album Jagged Little Pill is set to go into production next year. The stage version of the singer's hit album will open in May 2018 at the American Repertory Theater in Cambridge, Massachusetts. Juno writer Diablo Cody is writing the book while and Tony winner Diane Paulus will direct.

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According to Entertainment Weekly, Cody and Morissette are working together "to craft a story revolving around “a modern and multi-generational family and their complex dynamics, touching on issues of gender identity and race.”

Jagged Little Pill was released in June of 1995 and includes the singles “Ironic,” “You Oughta Know,” and “Hand in My Pocket." All of these tracks will feature in the musical alongside other hits from Morissette’s larger body of work.

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Alanis Morissette’s Jagged Little Pill Musical To Open In 2018