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NY TIMES REVIEW: With ‘Jagged Little Pill,’ They Finally Fixed the Jukebox

By Jesse Green | NEW YORK TIMES | Dec. 5, 2019 “Jagged Little Pill is joyful and redemptive, rousing and real. It’s the first jukebox musical to truly make sense of its genre.”— Read full article

VARIETY: Watch – How ‘Jagged Little Pill’ Will Rock Broadway

The Jagged Little Pill team on Variety‘s theater podcast, “Stagecraft,” in an episode recorded live at Variety‘s second annual Business of Broadway breakfast. Book writer Diablo Cody, director Diane Paulus, and producers Vivek J. Tiwary and Eva Price offered a glimpse of the show’s journey toward the Broadway run that begins previews on Nov. 3.

ROLLING STONE: See ‘Jagged Little Pill’ Musical Cast Adapt Alanis Morissette’s ‘Head Over Feet’

Alanis Morissette’s breakthrough album, Jagged Little Pill, is taking Broadway for the first time in November — and in the form of a live musical adaptation. In a new teaser video, cast members Celia Rose Gooding and Antonio Cipriano give Morissette’s 1996 hit, “Head Over Feet” a tender revamp.

Reviews

Variety Review: ‘Jagged Little Pill’

Triumphant. Always engaging, often moving and even rousing, the show boasts dramatic interest and integrity on its own theatrical terms, courtesy of director Diane Paulus, librettist Diablo Cody and that peerless, soulful balladeer of the modern Western condition, Alanis Morissette. Not since ‘Rent’ has a musical invested so many bravura roles with so much individual life.

Boston Globe Review: A ‘Jagged Little Pill’ for these times

Right now, in 2018, “Jagged Little Pill,” feels urgent. It’s also, somehow, wildly entertaining. It is wickedly funny in just the right places. We’re reminded that Morissette’s songs are a treasure. On top of it all we’re reminded that a heap of social ills can be the basis of good theater.

Green Day’s American Idiot:

“Invigorating, moving and thrilling! Performed with galvanizing intensity by a terrific cast, the emotional charge is as memorable as the music. A true rock opera!”- The New York Times