Alanis Morissette's Jagged Little Pill Celebrates Opening Night
American Repertory Theater's world-premiere musical adaptation of Alanis Morissette's Jagged Little Pill opened on Thursday, May 24 at the Loeb Drama Center.
Jagged Little Pill stars Elizabeth Stanley (On the Town), Sean Allan Krill (Honeymoon in Vegas), newcomer Celia Gooding, Derek Klena (Anastasia), and Lauren Patten (Fun Home). The ensemble includes Jane Bruce, John Cardoza, Antonio Cipriano, Kathryn Gallagher, Laurel Harris, Logan Hart, Max Kumangai, Soph Menas, Sean Montgomery, Nora Schell, Whitney Sprayberry, Kei Tsuruharatani, and Ebony Williams, with Yeman Josiah Brown and Kelsey Orem as swings.
The creative team includes Riccardo Hernandez (scenic design), Emily Rebholz (costume design), Justin Townsend (lighting design), Jonathan Deans (sound design), and Finn Ross (video and projection design). Bryan Perri is the music director.
Directed by Tony Award winner Diane Paulus, Jagged Little Pill features a book by Oscar winner Diablo Cody, music by Alanis Morissette and Glen Ballard, lyrics by Alanis Morissette, and choreography by Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui. The show is based on Morissette's album Jagged Little Pill and incorporates '90s anthems including "Ironic," "You Oughta Know," and "Hand in My Pocket."