What Icons Would You Like to See Musicalized On Stage? Playbill Readers Pick Their Favorites

By Playbill Staff
16 Jan 2012

Julia Child

Chip Byers: A new musical about Julia Child. (Lynn Ahrens/Stephen Flaherty). This just smells like a good idea. From her days in France to her work on PBS, beloved chef Julia Child lived a delicious life that was reflected in her writings and her candid manner on screen. Tony winners Ahrens and Flaherty (Ragtime, A Man of No Importance) are a great pair to bring period flair and an emotionally-fueled score to a musical about Julia. Can we set it in her studio kitchen and do the whole thing via flashback?! Maybe Meryl Streep's available...

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