Photo: David Brewster

Billy Crystal will bring his one-man show, "700 Sundays," to the State Theatre in October, for an exclusive pre-Broadway engagement. Crystal won a 2005 Tony Award for the autobiographical show, which was one of the top-ten grossing shows every week it ran on Broadway. The six-performance run will be Oct. 22-26.

Crystal took his work on the road for limited U.S. performances, toured to Australia and then in 2009 returned for six more American cities. The stop in Minneapolis is Crystal's only engagement before "700 Sundays" goes back to Broadway for a nine-week run that opens Nov. 13 at the Imperial Theatre.

Drawing on his malleable talents and charm, Crystal created the show with many characters who influenced his path to stardom. He has called the show "without question, the most-satisfying experience of my career."

Tickets go on sale at noon, June 22, for the State Theatre performances. Prices range from $51-$134. You can buy at the State Theater Box Ofrfice, 805 Hennepin Av. S., online at, or through Ticketmaster, at 800-982-2787.