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Rousuck's Review: "Jagged Little Pill" at the Hippodrome Theatre

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Jade McLeod and the North American Touring Company cast of "Jagged Little Pill," on stage at Baltimore's Hippodrome Theatre through Dec. 18. (Photo by Matthew Murphy for MurphyMade, 2022)

It's time for another visit with Midday theater critic, J. Wynn Rousuck, who joins Tom each week with her reviews of Maryland's regional stage. Today, she tells us about the North American touring company production of Jagged Little Pill, now on stage at Baltimore's Hippodrome Theatre.

Based on singer Alanis Morissette's hit 1995 album of the same name, this new Tony and Grammy Award-winning Broadway musical tells a more complex story of
"a perfectly imperfect American family," wrapped in renditions of songs from the potent, platinum-selling album.

With lyrics credited to Alanis Morissette, music & lyrics credited to Morissette and Glen Ballard, and book by Diablo Cody, the high-energy musical is directed by Diane Paulus, with music supervision by Tom Kitt.

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Heidi Blickenstaff starring as "Mary Jane Healy," with the cast of the North America Touring Company of "Jagged Little Pill," at Baltimore's Hippodrome. (Photo by Matthew Murphy for MurphyMade, 2022)

Jagged Little Pill continues at The Hippodrome through Sunday, December 18. Click the links for more information.

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J. Wynn Rousuck has been reviewing theater for WYPR's Midday (and previously, Maryland Morning) since 2007. Prior to that, she was the theater critic of The Baltimore Sun, where she reviewed more than 3,000 plays over the course of 23 years.
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