NYC comedian Lucie Pohl, creator of the Fringe 2014 smash hit Hi, Hitler, is back this summer with Cry Me A Liver, her new “soul-twerking character comedy joyride”. In it, we meet a fame obsessed Sia wannabe, a philosophising Brooklyn bum, Putin’s sperm, a German mind and body healer with a serious crush on Benicio del Toro, and more.
AAA caught up with Lucie earlier this week for chat.
- How has your Fringe been so far?
- Tell us a bit about the show you’re in?
- What’s the audience reaction been so far?
One person got a rash in the shape of Jesus after my show but otherwise it’s been great.
- There’s thousands of shows on – why should Fringe-goers fork out to see yours?
Because no one else on the Fringe does an impression of Vladimir Putin’s sperm.
- Are there any other shows on this year you’d recommend?
Eric The Fred, Gideon and Hubcap, Allie, Dave, Tar Baby
- What’s on your hit list to see?
Sam Simmons, Every Brilliant Thing, Luisa Omielan, Aunty Donna, I’m Not Here Right Now.
- What do you like to do in Edinburgh on your day off?
- Can you recommend a bar or restaurant in Edinburgh?
Bon Vivant on Rose Street.
- What’s the strangest thing you’ve seen this year?
Lucie Pohl – Cry Me A Liver, Gilded Balloon (Venue 14), 4pm, £9 (£8), until August 31, 0131-226 0000, www.edfringe.com