Alanis Morissette's 'Jagged Little Pill' Headed To Broadway
We have a feeling this pill will go down smoothly. Alanis Morissette's record-breaking 1995 release Jagged Little Pill is being adapted for Broadway!
It looks like Alanis's material will be in good hands as the team on board includes Tom Kitt and Vivek J. Tiwary--both of whom guided Green Day's American Idiot to huge success on Broadway.
A workshop production will debut in 2014 and will include all of Jagged Little Pill's tracks along with other songs from Alanis's catalogue (we see you "Thank U" and "Uninvited"!) and new material that she's writing specifically for the production.
“I look forward to taking the heart of Jagged Little Pill and expanding its story, fleshing it out into ever deeper layers of emotionality, specificity, humanity, power, physicality, spirit and fabulism,” Alanis says. “I look forward to collaborating with Vivek and Tom and our whole inspiring team to create something greater than the sum of our parts.”
Bring on the fabulism, Alanis.
Jagged Little Pill sold 33 million copies worldwide and was certified platinum 16 times.
"Jagged Little Pill was a triumph of self-expression-- an album that was impossible to ignore with its massive sound and raw honesty. I'm proud to be working with Alanis to bring that same emotional power and bravery onto a Broadway stage," said producer Tiwary. "We need more Broadway musicals with a serious, relatable emotional core and strong female voices. So we're looking forward to honoring the Jagged Little Pill legacy-- while still surprising fans with some unexpected twists.”“Alanis’ songs have always uniquely combined narrative clarity with dramatic power-- bringing them to the Broadway stage feels like bringing them home,” added David.
Are you excited for Jagged Little Pill to come to Broadway, Instincters?