Alanis Morissette is the latest artist is getting Broadway musical treatment, and if you’re surprised then you haven’t been paying attention. Like Carole King, she’s a singer-songwriter who crafts universally empathetic lyrics tinged with honest reflections. Like The Four Seasons, Cher and ABBA, her material features rousing anthems that make you want to (respectfully) tap your feet and bop your head. And like the Go-Gos, she has a sizeable fan base nostalgic for the days of yore: In this case, the summer of 1995. But Jagged Little Pill does not mean to be a fun jukebox singalong show in the vein of Beautiful, Jersey Boys, Mamma Mia, The Cher Show or Head Over Heels. In this production, you think, you cry, and yes, you learn. And while it’s not a biography of the Canadian alt-rock heroine, the show serves as a loving salute to her musical contributions that endure to this day. As well it should: A year after Gen Xers mourned the death of Kurt Cobain, this trailblazer made it devastatingly clear through the power of song that young people (especially young women) are multi-faceted individuals that demand authenticity.This message – along with many others – shines through in the passionate musical that attempts to… Read full this story
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