Durham Performing Arts Center | Durham, North Carolina
If you are searching for an breathtaking event that will stay with you for days after the curtains fall, then you need to make sure you come to the illustrious Durham Performing Arts Center in Durham, North Carolina to watch the new rock musical that is Jagged Little Pill for a live show. Jagged Little Pill is so dense with plot that could have sustained solely on the original 12 songs from Morissette’s seminal, Diamond-certified 1995 album that gives the musical its title. You’ll hear all of them framed within inspired contexts: “Ironic” is sung in a high school writing workshop, “Forgiven” is an act-one curtain closer set in a church that dramatizes an unsettling turning point in Mary Jane’s spiraling pill addiction. The show also features nine other favorites from Morissette’s later repertoire, including “Hands Clean,” “Thank U,” and “Uninvited.” Plus, two new songs have been written for the occasion, “Smiling” and “Predator.”! To get your tickets today, click the Buy Tickets button below. But don’t wait, because the show shouldn’t start without you.
People may wonder why theater is such a exceptional form of art that has been around since the dawn of culture and is only expanding. Among the multiple reasons, it’s really unique to see a story develop on stage, culminating what took months, if not years, to put together, a collective effort of many talented professionals coming together effortlessly; characters, set, costumes, sound and lights, and of course the audience. There is no other performance that blends all of these aspects as perfectly as the new musical inspired by Alanis Morissette’s Grammy Award-winning masterpiece, JAGGED LITTLE PILL brings to the stage the “humanly recognizable and magnificently staged story” of the Healys, a suburban family whose beautiful Connecticut lives collide head-on with some of the most burning issues of today. No edits, no second takes. That’s art, and it’s personal. And you are only one click away from something sensational: Jagged Little Pill on Thursday 2nd March 2023.