Lucie Pohl's autobiographical solo show explores her life as German-Jew growing up in a wild family of artists, and her childhood fascination with der Führer. More…
As Bertolt Brecht’s real-life grand-niece, Lucie yearns for normalcy, but being different seems to run in her bloodline and escaping her inherited high-drama destiny might just be impossible. A pinch of Hitler, a cup of hip-hop, and a dash of Hasselhoff.
See it if You're a fan of one person shows, especially ones where you learn all about the performer's life.
Don't see it if You're bored easily or want a little more depth to the character in a one person show. She had some unique moments that weren't explored.
See it if You enjoy one-performer, memoir plays. You like fish out of water stories. You want a play about growing up told in an unique way.
Don't see it if You don't like memoir stories. You want a play w/bigger production values.
See it if you are up for some laughs in a one-person show with an energetic performer who quickly plays many roles.
Don't see it if you want something serious or have a hard time keeping pace with a lifelong story told in 90 minutes.
See it if You want a fast moving one person show that is very ho hum. A few funny moments but not enough to carry the show.
Don't see it if You have an alternative entertainment option
See it if You enjoy unconventional people sharing unconventional life experiences. One woman morphs into many characters; Hitler is a brief reference.
Don't see it if You prefer Donna Reed storylines, quirky isn't 'your thing,' you don't identify with outsiders, or need a happy/final ending.
See it if You enjoy one person shows of interesting family history and the challenges of the immigrant experience.
Don't see it if If you want dramas with clear story arc and strong plot.
See it if Like Tracey Ullman, Lily Tomlin? Catch Lucie's wacky, serio-comic, showbiz family. Interesting, insightful: it's not Fun with Adolph.
Don't see it if You want a sitcom, or if you don't like memoirs or standup or high-energy one-woman shows. Otherwise, it's terrific.
See it if You like v funny fast paced solo show about a German Jew growing up in a "not normal" v dramatic family. Great physical storytelling/accents
Don't see it if You don't like one woman shows- tho she plays all the characters really well and over the top. You want a classic staged drama.
Also Bring layers- the theatre is cold.
See it if You like an amusing, energetic one-person autobiographical show that questions where one fits in (and what lengths one will go to).
Don't see it if you don't care for one-person autobiographies.
See it if you like one woman shows. Ms. Pohl is quite talented in portraying a myriad of characters replete with different accents and mannerisms.
Don't see it if you are looking for a big production with intense.themes. This show explores important issues in a lighthearted way.
See it if You like a great one woman show. She is really very talented and her story is wonderful. Really entertaining evening!
Don't see it if You aren't a fan of one person shows.
See it if quirky memoirs interest you. Lucie is Mercy's voice actress in Overwatch! Her VO skills are on full display here, playing many characters.
Don't see it if one-person shows aren't enough to hold your interest for an hour and change, and you prefer a straightforward narrative.
See it if you want a well-delivered, fun and mildly autobiographical story. It's even more interesting for Germans, but works for everyone.
Don't see it if You want profound and extremely serious. You want plot instead of meandering anecdotes.
See it if you like a funny story about a German girl's journey to live in NYC
Don't see it if bilingual theatre (where you still understand everything even if you only speak English)
See it if This was one of the worst plays I’ve ever seen so I can’t see any reason for recommending
Don't see it if You can see almost any show for around the same price as a rush ticket for this show so save your money and time for something better!
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