Alanis Morissette’s Jagged Little Pill will soon be a Broadway musical
Based on the music from the hit 1995 album, the show will premiere this fall.
An Alanis Morissette musical based on her seminal 1995 album, Jagged Little Pill, is headed to Broadway later this year.
Named after the Canadian singer’s Grammy-winning record, the show will open in the famous New York theatre district this fall.
Morissette, 44, posted details of the show on Instagram and on her Twitter page, urging her fans to sign up online by Feb 11 for priority access to tickets.
Directed by Diane Paulus and with an original story by Diablo Cody (Juno), the production tells the story of the picture-perfect Healy family, whose lives are disrupted by a series of unsettling events.
The musical includes hits such as Ironic, You Oughta Know and Hand In My Pocket, as well as new material by Morissette and the album’s co-writer, Glen Ballard.
It first premiered last May with a limited 10-week run at the American Repertory Theatre in Massachusetts. According to the New York Times, its original run sold out.
The show is "inspired by the themes and emotions laid bare” in Jagged Little Pill, which has sold more than 33 million copies worldwide, making it one of the biggest-selling albums of all time.
Morissette has since released five more albums since Jagged Little Pill. The most recent album, Havoc And Bright Lights, was released in 2012.
No details of the cast, the theatre or specific dates have been revealed.