Alanis Morissette’s ‘Jagged Little Pill’ to hit Broadway

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Singer Alanis Morissette’s album ‘Jagged Little Pill’ will become a Broadway musical.

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Alanis Morissette will have her album “Jagged Little Pill” transformed into a Broadway musical, Us Weekly reports.

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The 39-year-old musician’s repertoire will form the scaffolding of the play, which is scheduled to open in 2014.

“I look forward to taking the heart of ‘Jagged Little Pill’ and expanding its story, fleshing it out into deeper layers of emotionality, specificity, humanity, power, physicality, spirit, and fabulism,” Morissette said in a press release.

'I look forward to taking the heart of ‘Jagged Little Pill’ and expanding its story, fleshing it out into deeper layers of emotionality, specificity, humanity, power, physicality, spirit, and fabulism,' Morissette said in a press release.

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‘I look forward to taking the heart of ‘Jagged Little Pill’ and expanding its story, fleshing it out into deeper layers of emotionality, specificity, humanity, power, physicality, spirit, and fabulism,’ Morissette said in a press release.

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The singer will collaborate with Vivek J. Tiwary and Tom Kitt for the show.

“‘Jagged Little Pill’ was a triumph of self-expression — an album that was impossible to ignore with its massive sound and raw honesty,” Tiwary said in a statement. “I’m proud to be working with Alanis to bring that same emotional power and bravery onto a Broadway stage.

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“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.”

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