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A Star Among the Stars, Cecily Strong Searches for Intelligent Life

Zooming to its parking spot 1,000,000 miles from Earth, the James Webb House Telescope is available in the market, large parasol unfurled, golden hexagonal panels in a position to scrutinize billions of years of cosmic historical past. Will it in finding proof of a Top Mover? Civilization on a a long way exoplanet? Anywhere the hell I left my keys?
Sorry for the distance shtick; I’m below the planetary affect of The Seek for Indicators of Clever Existence within the Universe, the long-lasting Lily Tomlin car written through her spouse Jane Wagner. It’s a play that asks giant questions—What’s Awareness? What’s Artwork? What’s Existence? —and springs up with giant punch traces. Handiest Oscar Wilde or Steven Wright can contact Wagner for aphoristic density. (Pattern zingers: “All my lifestyles, I’ve sought after to be any individual, however I see now I will have to were extra explicit.” “What’s the purpose of being a hedonist for those who’re now not having a great time?”) Judiciously trimmed and starring Saturday Night time Are living veteran Cecily Robust, the present Seek for Indicators (thru February 6 at The Shed) is, necessarily, remaining lady status on this chilly, taxing January. Such a lot of displays needed to shut or delay because of the omnipresent omicron, it’s left to Robust to stay hope for theater alive.  

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