Review: Cecily Strong Finds Truth in The Search for Signs...

January 11, 2022, 8:09.48 pm ET  

Review: Cecily Strong Fings Truth in The Search for Signs...
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BY BRIAN SCOTT LIPTON

“I made some studies and reality is the leading cause of stress amongst those in touch with it,” says Trudy, the crazy-not-crazy homeless woman who acts as our tour guide through Jane Wagner’s award-winning 1985 play “The Search for Signs of Intelligent Life in the Universe,” now getting an Off-Broadway revival under Leigh Silverman’s assured direction at The Shed -- with “Saturday Night Live” star Cecily Strong more-than-gamely stepping into the possibly unfillable shoes of its original star (and Wagner’s life partner) Lily Tomlin. Read Full Review

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