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Alanis Morissette writing Broadway show

1 of 1 Alanis Morissette has set her sights on Broadway
Alanis Morissette has set her sights on Broadway

The Grammy-winning singer is writing a musical based on her 1995 album, Jagged Little Pill. 

The 39-year-old star is hoping to bring her top selling album, Jagged Little Pill, to the world of musical theatre, in a stage production of the same name, which will feature some of the album's most famous songs, as well as some of her other material and songs penned specifically for the show. 

According to Playbill.com, the show will include hits like You Oughta Know, Hand in My Pocket, Ironic and You Learn, in addition to a collection of other songs, both new and from her existing catalogue.

Tony and Pulitzer Prize winning composer Tom Kitt, who worked on Green Day's musical adaptation of their album American Idiot, is on board to write the score for the orchestrated parts of the songs and provide new arrangements for the tracks so they translate better on stage. Vivek J. Tiwary, who also worked on American Idiot, will produce alongside Arvind Ethan David. No director or arrival date for the show has been announced.

Speaking about the project Morrisette said: "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."

 
Watch Alanis Morisette's video for Ironic below: 
 
 
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