Release Date: 1987
Not Yet Rated|1 hr 31 min
This documentary follows actress and comedienne Lily Tomlin for two years as she works on her award-winning play "The Search for Signs of Intelligent Life in the Universe." In 1983, Tomlin and her personal and professional partner Jane Wagner begin road testing material for Tomlin's one-woman show, questioning the audience extensively after her performances. With the help of her road manager, Cheryl Swannack, Tomlin rigorously prepares for her 1985 Broadway premiere.
Cast: Peggy Feury, Cheryl Swannack, Lily Tomlin, Jane Wagner
Director: Nick Broomfield , Joan Churchill
Production Co: Channel Four Films, Public Broadcasting Service (PBS) [us]