Lily Tomlin: The Search for Signs of Intelligent..
“Sums up a generation of social history into a tightly compressed saga. The audience is drawn completely into the goosebump experience, and who can stop tingling long enough to resist?” –Frank Rich, New York Times
Discover the comic genius talents of the amazing Lily Tomlin in this must-see performance. The Search for Signs of Intelligent Life in the Universe is the filmed version of the uniquely hilarious one-woman show brought to the stage by partners Lily Tomlin and Jane Wagner, and starring Lily Tomlin as a host of amazing characters.
Serving as narrator is Trudy the bag lady who has befriended aliens from outer space to take a look at ”a planet in puberty.” Trudy treads her way through the rich tapestry of the dozen characters that populate the play. This is a compendium of pop history, a living anthropological exhibit. But it is also a chronicle of the human heart, trying to mend its bruises and ease its disappointments.
This is a fabulous 2-Disc DVD Set with Disc 1 featuring the legendary two-hour show, and Disc 2 featuring all kinds of great bonus features including hilarious outtakes, conversations with Lily and Jane, writer’s and actor’s notes, archival footage and more!
Special Offer! Free “Ernestine” magnet with every order! (size: 2 1/8″ x 3 3/4″)
- NEVER BEFORE SEEN BONUS FEATURES
- Two disc set!
- Hilarious Outtakes
- Conversations with Lily and Jane
- Writer's and Actor's notes
- Archival Footage and more!
TONY AWARD WINNER – Best Actress
“The Search for Signs of Intelligent Life in the Universe is a compendium of pop history, a living anthropological exhibit. That makes it funny, grab-your-sides funny. But it is also a chronicle of the human heart, trying to mend its bruises, and sublime — catch-your-breath-sublime.” –David Richards, Washington Post
“It is a dazzling, divinely human comedy.” –Jack Kroll, Newsweek
“It is a work of genius and compassion.” –Gloria Steinem