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Langston Hughes

Langston Hughes’ 1931 poem is brought to the stage August 31 - September 23, 2018. Note: this piece contains racial slurs.

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Diablo Cody

Jagged Little Pill writer Diablo Cody reflects on the impact, and the influence, of the iconic album

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Creative team of Jagged Little Pill

Artists who have developed work at A.R.T. share some of the ways Jagged Little Pill impacted them personally and professionally.

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Actors of Wig Out!

The Associate Artistic Director of Company One Theatre and the director of Wig Out! (at OBERON through May 13), Summer L. Williams reflects here on the show’s creative process and the role of cultural spaces in celebrating and sustaining intersectional identities.

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The Chorus of Jagged Little Pill.

A ‘Jagged Little Pill’ For These Times. We’re reminded that Morissette’s songs are a treasure. On top of it all we’re reminded that a heap of social ills can be the basis of good theater. And no, there’s nothing ironic about that.

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Diane Paulus and Alanis Morissette

The stage version of 'Jagged Little Pill' sets a story steeped in hot-button issues like opiate addiction and gender identity to the singer's raw 1995 album.

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When Alanis Morissette first agreed to transform her epochal 1995 album 'Jagged Little Pill' into a stage musical, she had to do something that was unusual for her: listen to it. “I don’t actually listen to my own work, and when I do it’s strange, because it’s like it’s my younger self singing to my current self,” Morissette says in a phone interview with the Globe.

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