REVIEW: “Jagged”… with Sophistation — Broadway’s Jagged Little Pill (for Parterre Box)

Jagged Little Pill on Broadway. (Photo by Matthew Murphy)


Cameron Kelsall: Isn’t it ironic, David, that we’re the ones tasked with reviewing Jagged Little Pill, the new musical employing songs from Alanis Morissette’s landmark album of the same name? Don’t you think? Even though we’re some years apart in age, I’d venture to say neither of us is the target demographic for this show.

David Fox: How you know you’re old: I had (embarrassing admission) never heard of Jagged Little Pill. I just assumed it was something the young’uns all knew. Don’t worry, I’ve now done my homework — but in the process, I learned that it’s not a kids’ thing at all; it’s now nearly 25 years old, iconic for people who are now 40-plus… which is pretty much what I was when the Morissette album came out. Oh, dear. Anyway, now — thanks to Spotify, Wikipedia, and Google — I’m totally au courant with… 1995…

Read the full review at Parterre Box.

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