Lily Tomlin Poster

Release Date: 1987

Not Yet Rated|1 hr 31 min

Plot Summary
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

Genres: Documentary

Production Co: Channel Four Films, Public Broadcasting Service (PBS) [us]

Keywords: Quest, Hilarious, New York City, 1980s, Fascinating