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'700 Sundays' adds 15 Performances to its schedule and will now close on the 12 Jun 2005


Tickets went on sale today at 10am for the final fifteen additional performances of Billy Crystal's 700 Sundays, the acclaimed, hit Broadway play. The show opened at the Broadhurst on the 5 Dec 2004, following previews from the 12 Nov.

"I'm thrilled with the generosity of the audiences that come to the show every night," said Billy Crystal. " I'm grateful that it's possible to play these additional performances. It's been hard to say goodbye."

The producers of 'Lennon' have graciously agreed to adjust their performance schedule so that these final fifteen performances are possible. Previews for 'Lennon' will now begin on the 7 Jul, with an opening night set for the 4 Aug 2005.

700 Sundays broke the box office record at the Broadhurst Theatre for the week ending 12 Dec 2004 and went on to break its own record for six consecutive weeks thereafter. With a cumulative gross of over $24 million, 700 Sundays set a new record for the highest weekly grossing non-musical in Broadway history and has been one of the top ten grossing shows every single week of its run, despite playing an average of seven performances per week.

Performed and written by Mr. Crystal with additional content by Alan Zweibel, 700 Sundays is directed by Des McAnuff. Produced by Janice Crystal, Larry Magid and Face Productions, the show will have played 21 preview and 164 regular performances when it closes on the 12 Jun 2005.

700 Sundays has received a 2005 Tony Award nomination for Special Theatrical Experience, a Drama Desk Award nomination for Outstanding Solo Performance and a Drama League Distinguished Performance Award nomination. The show has received the 2005 Outer Critics Circle Award for Outstanding Solo Performance.

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