Tomlin talks in depth about the characters she has created and played (Trudy the Bag Lady, Kate, Agnus Angst, Chrissy, Lynn, Marie, ) in the play "The Search for Signs of Intelligent Life in the Universe" by Jane Wagner. Tomlin talks in detail about each character and inspirations and influences behind each, especially Trudy.
Peter Ustinov discusses his wide-ranging career in the arts as an actor, author, director, and dramatist.
Rilla Bergman, Lou Fant, and Bill Reese converse with Studs about The National Theater for the Deaf and the production they are presenting. Two of the actors Ms. Bergman and Mr. Reese discuss what it took to learn, as hearing people, the best ways to express themselves with sign language. They all talk about how much more expressive the actors in the Deaf Theater have to be to convey the message of the piece they are presenting.
Carlotta Monti discusses W.C. Fields and her book "W.C. Fields & Me".
Interviewing Lily Tomlin and friends, George Boyd, Cheryl Swanek, Louis St. Louis and Larry Freeman.
Discussing "Two-part invention" at the Goodman Theater with cast members Jerome Kilty, Leonard Frey and Avril Gentles.
Discussing the one man show as Charles Dickens at North Light Repertory Theatre with the actor Emlyn Williams.
Byrne and Joyce Piven discuss "Five Stories", a theater production which draws on works of Chekhov, Faulkner, Singer and Joyce.