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Billy Crystal Learns That Kvetching Is Universal

Billy Crystal's Tony Award-winning one-man show, 700 Sundays, chronicling the actor/comedian's life opens in Australia today. It's the first country, outside the U.S., that Crystal has performed the show. So what was the first question an Australian reporter from the … Read More

By / February 5, 2007
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Billy Crystal's Tony Award-winning one-man show, 700 Sundays, chronicling the actor/comedian's life opens in Australia today. It's the first country, outside the U.S., that Crystal has performed the show.

So what was the first question an Australian reporter from the Australian Jewish News asked Crystal at yesterday's press conference?

SO, YOU'RE Jewish already, you're performing an autobiographical show about your childhood and, what, you call the show 700 Sundays? Hey, I don't want to kvetch here but why not 700 Saturdays?

Crystal's response:

"That's funny. Next," Crystal said after a few seconds of bemusement. "You travel 1500 miles and you find the one Jew who says why not 700 Saturdays?"

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