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  • Writer's pictureMichael Eichler

In Residence: SIXTY NINE SEVENTY at IRT Theater in New York

I'm thrilled to announce that I'll be embarking on my second residency at IRT Theater in NYC! We will be workshopping my new play SIXTY NINE SEVENTY from January 31 – February 20, 2023. Workshop performances will take place February 16 - February 19, 2023. Learn more and purchase tickets!

SIXTY NINE SEVENTY was developed, in part, through Kori Rushton and the IRT 3B Development Series. And is brought to you by Playwright Michael Eichler and Director/Producer Paul Dederick.

SIXTY NINE SEVENTY in New York IRT 3B Development Series | Feb. 16 - Feb. 19, 2023

Thursday Feb 16th 7:30pm

Friday Feb 17th 7:30pm

Saturday Feb 18th 2:00pm & 7:30pm

Sunday Feb 19th 2:00pm

PRICE: $20.00

At IRT: 154 Christopher st. NYC #3B (third floor)


IN RESIDENCE: January 31 – February 20, 2023

Amidst growing civil unrest and distrust of the Nixon Administration, we follow four students at Buffalo State College, from different socio-economic backgrounds, as they try to find the right side of history.

Throughout the 1969 -70 Academic year, we see Barry, Naomi, Sharon and Andy dealing, in their daily lives, with issues like misinformation and public manipulation, women’s rights, racial equality and inherent racism, abortion access, political corruption and federal agencies monitoring activist groups, all amidst a publicly unsupported war and draft to supply it.

As these students are confronted with a barrage of oppression and manipulation to further a corrupt administration, they are forced to examine their perspectives and look past what they’re told, to define themselves and what they are willing to do for what they believe in.

ACCESS: ***IRT is a fully wheelchair-accessible facility. Please reach out to Kori Rushton if you have any accessibility questions or concerns, ***

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