Dillon Klena, Lauren Chanel, Jade McLeod and more gear up for Jagged Little Pill Tour | The Broadway Buzz

Dillon Klena, Lauren Chanel, Jade McLeod, Chris Hoch and Allison Sheppard
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The cast is set for the upcoming national touring production of Little shredded pill. The touring production begins performances Sept. 6 at Reynolds Hall in Las Vegas before heading across the country.

Dillon Klena will play Nick Healy, the same role his brother, Tony contestant Derek Klena, originated on Broadway. The cast will also include Lauren Chanel as Frankie Healy, Chris Hoch as Steve Healy, Allison Sheppard as Bella and Jade McLeod as Jo. They join the previously announced Heidi Blickenstaff, who will reprise her role as Mary Jane Healy from the Broadway production.

The set includes Lee H. Alexander, Delaney Brown, Jada Simone Clark, Lani Corson, Rishi Golani, Jason Goldston, Zach Hess, Cydney Kutcipal, Jordan Leigh McCaskill, Alana Pollard, Daniel Thimm, Kei Tsuruharatani and Jena VanElslander. Maya J. Christian, Claire Crause, Sean Doherty and Charles P. Way will serve as swings.

Featuring songs by Grammy winner Alanis Morissette and a book by Tony Diablo winner Cody, Little jagged pill, directed by Diane Paulus, and tells an original story about a family grappling with uncomfortable truths about many pressing issues that deeply affect our communities and our world today. It’s inspired by the themes and emotions laid bare in Morissette’s Grammy-winning album, which introduced the songs “Ironic”, “You Oughta Know” and “Hand in My Pocket”.

The tour is set to take place across the country, including stops at the Hollywood Pantages Theater in Los Angeles, the Golden Gate Theater in San Francisco and the Paramount Theater in Seattle.

Little shredded pill opened on Broadway in December 2019 and received 15 Tony nominations, including a nod for Best Musical. The musical also won Best Musical Theater Album at the 2021 Grammy Awards.

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