"To Master the Art," a play about Julia Child, the beloved grande dame of French cooking who changed attitudes about food in the U.S., will be remounted at the Broadway Playhouse at Water Tower Place, 175 E. Chestnut, beginning Sept. 10.
A big hit when it was given its world premiere by Chicago's Timeline Theatre in 2010, the play, by William Brown and Doug Frew, is being produced by the Chicago Commercial Collective, the organization created by Brian Loevner and Aurelia F. Cohen that is devoted to giving the best not-for-profit Chicago theater productions a commercial life.
"To Master the Art," which will be part of the Fall 2013 Broadway in Chicago season, traces the adventures of a young Julia Child and her husband, Paul, when he was working for the U.S. Foreign Service in Paris in the 1950s, and Julia began taking cooking courses at the Cordon Bleu. Karen Janes Woditsch will reprise her role as Julia, as will Craig Spidle as Paul.
Tickets will go on sale in mid March. For information visit www.BroadwayInChicago.com.