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Alanis Morissette's 'Jagged Little Pill' to be made into a Broadway musical

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CAUSE SHE’S GOT one hand in her pocket, and the other is signing a massive rights deal.

Alanis Morissette’s chart-topping album, Jagged Little Pill is to be turned into a Broadway musical.

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The rage-filled record was released in 1995 and has since become one of the best selling albums of all time, shifting over 33 million copies worldwide. The album, largely acknowledged to be a big ‘up yours’ to ex-boyfriend Dave Coulier, is the best selling debut in the world.

So it’s about time that it got the legendary Broadway treatment.

According to Playbill, the musical will be imaginatively named and fleshed out with tracks from Morisette’s back catalogue as well as some new originals.

The musical, also titled Jagged Little Pill,will feature all of the songs from the album, including “You Oughta Know,” “Hand in My Pocket,” “Ironic” and “You Learn,” in addition to other material from her catalogue and new songs written specifically for the production.

Arrangements will be put together by Tony and Pulitzer Prize winner Tom Kitt who also worked on the premiere of Green Day’s American Idiot musical.

Morisette said that she’s looking forward to expanding on her record-breaking gripe:

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.

Broadway veteran Vivek J. Tiwary is also on board, telling NY Daily News that:

‘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.

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