Attention thirty-something millennials: A new musical based on Alanis Morissette’s multi-platinum-selling record “Jagged Little Pill” will come to the stage next year, unleashing a powerful wave of nostalgia for aging 90’s kids and almost certainly re-igniting the seemingly endless debate over whether the lyrics to Morissette’s hit song “Ironic” are actually ironic (they aren’t).

The jukebox musical, inspired by the Canadian-American rocker’s Grammy-winning 1995 album, which she co-wrote with Glen Ballard, has been in the works since 2013: “I look forward to taking the heart of ‘Jagged Little Pill’ and expanding its story, fleshing it out to even deeper layers of emotionality, specificity, humanity, power, physicality, spirit and fabulism,” Morissette said at the time.

But the musical took a while to get off the ground. In 2015, the singer told Billboard that she and arranger/orchestrator Tom Kitt – whose credits include a Broadway show based on Green Day’s “American Idiot” and composing the Pulitzer-winning “Next to Normal” – were still in “the beginning phases” of creating the musical. Morissette explained that the production would involve “a fictionalized story and we’ll add songs and change lyrics.”

In a statement this week, Morissette announced that the musical will debut in May 2018 at the American Repertory Theater in Cambridge, Massachusetts, with screenwriter Diablo Cody (who won an Oscar for “Juno”) and Tony-winning director Diane Paulus signed on to the production.

“This team that has come together for this Jagged Little Pill musical is my musical theater dream come true,” Morissette said in the statement.

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