The Search for Signs of Intelligent Life in the Universe

Solo - Original

Plymouth Theatre

Data not verified
  • First Preview: September 12, 1985
  • Opening Date: September 26, 1985
  • Closing Date: October 5, 1986
  • Previews: 14
  • Performances: 391

Playwright: Jane Wagner

Synopsis

Lily Tomlin plays multiple roles in Jane Wagner's one-woman play, a comedic look at and critique of contemporary American society.

 

Opening Night Cast

Lily Tomlin in The Search for Signs of Intelligent Life in the Universe Lily Tomlin Kate
Trudy
Edie
Lynn
Vince
Brandy
Marge
Chrissy
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Opening Night Production Credits

  Jane Wagner Writer
  Jane Wagner Director
  Neil Peter Jampolis Scenic Design
  Neil Peter Jampolis Lighting Design
  Otts Munderloh Sound Design
  Phyllis Della Hair Design
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Awards


Drama Desk Award

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1986 Outstanding Actress in a Play Lily Tomlin Winner
1986 Outstanding Music in a Play Otts Munderloh Winner
1986 Unique Theatrical Experience Lily Tomlin
Jane Wagner
Winner

New York Drama Critics' Circle

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1986 Special Citation Lily Tomlin
Jane Wagner
Winner

Outer Critics Circle

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1986 Outstanding Actress in a Play Lily Tomlin Winner

Tony Award

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1986 Actress in a Play Lily Tomlin Winner

Grosses

Week Ending Week # This Week Gross
Potential Gross
Diff $ Avg Ticket
Top Ticket
Seats Sold
Seats in Theatre
Perfs
(Prev)
% Cap
This Week
Diff %
Cap
Oct. 5, 1986 18 $200,000
-
-$19,839 $27.78
-
7200
1079
7
0
95.33% -4.56%
Sep. 28, 1986 17 $219,839
-
$10,488 $29.14
-
7545
1079
7
0
99.89% 2.63%
Sep. 21, 1986 16 $209,351
-
$5,804 $28.50
-
7346
1079
7
0
97.26% 1.46%
Sep. 14, 1986 15 $203,547
-
- $28.13
-
7236
1079
7
0
95.80% -
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Totals

Last 4 Weeks
  $832,737
-
  $28.39 29327
30212
28
0
97.07 %  
Cumulative
  $11,404,463
-
  $27.01
$0.00
421543
436346
391
14
96.61 %  
 
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