It’s Theatre Season! The Jewish Repertory Theatre is Celebrating its 20th Anniversary with 3 Must-See Performances

Culture & Arts, Theater


Written by SOB Creative

Published on November 14, 2022

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Photo courtesy of Jewish Community Center of Greater Buffalo

As the weather gets colder and the daylight hours get shorter here in Buffalo, it seems like everyone’s itching to get out of the house and find the best things to do around the city. Luckily, Western New York is a great place to be if your go-to night out activity is attending live theatre. 

That’s because Buffalo is a city that’s known for its up-and-coming performing arts scene. From original new plays to full-production musicals, there’s almost always a show to attend and something new to experience. 


Among Buffalo’s most noteworthy theatre companies is the Jewish Repertory Theatre, which is currently celebrating its 20th anniversary this season! 

Located in Amherst at the Jewish Community Center, the Jewish Repertory Theatre (JRT) is a staple in the local theatre community that celebrates and showcases the vibrance that Jewish culture has imprinted on our world as we know it. Alongside their exceptional annual productions, JRT also hosts a number of community events like book clubs, panel discussions, cabaret performances, and more. 

Photo courtesy of Jewish Community Center of Greater Buffalo

Jewish Repertory Theatre’s 20th Anniversary Season

With the purchase of a season subscription for 2022-2023, you’ll receive: 

  • Tickets to 3 exciting new shows (for the price of 2!)
  • Discounted tickets for special events
  • Early ticketing access for select special events
  • Early performance/date selection for the entire season
  • Access to subscriber-only open rehearsals for all three shows
  • Free access to babysitting when available
  • And more!

Upcoming Shows:

From widely beloved stories to unique theatrical experiences, there’s something everyone will love in the upcoming performances at JRT. Here’s a quick look at what’s on the schedule for their exciting 20th anniversary season:


Photo courtesy of Jewish Community Center of Greater Buffalo

The Chosen – November 3rd – November 20th

The first production of the season pays homage to one of the Jewish Repertory Theatre’s first hit shows: The Chosen. Featuring an impressive cast filled with talented local performers, this stage adaptation of the revered novel is the story of two boys, two fathers, and two very different Jewish communities. Set against the backdrop of WWII, The Chosen is a story that centers friendship and family above all in a difficult world. 

The Chosen will be directed by JRT Artistic Director and Co-Founder Saul Elkin.

Tuesdays With Morrie – February 2nd – February 26th

Based on the 2006 best-selling memoir, Tuesdays with Morrie is the autobiographical story of Mitch Albom, an accomplished journalist driven solely by his career, and Morrie Schwartz, his former college professor. Starring JCC Director of Performing Arts Adam Yellen and Buffalo acting legend Jack Hunter, this is a performance that should not be missed!

Tuesdays With Morrie will be directed by Award Winning JRT actor Josie DiVincenzo (Dai, What I Thought I Knew).

Barefoot in the Park – April 27th – May 21st

A classic comedy and Neil Simon’s longest running show to date, Barefoot in the Park has delighted audiences for decades. The story follows a pair of mismatched newlyweds as they adjust to married life— and as you might expect, misunderstandings, inappropriate behavior, and hilarity ensues. Directed by Artie Award winning director and longtime JRT designer, Brain Cavanagh, Barefoot in the Park is sure to win over your heart this spring. 


Season Subscriptions Are Available Now

If you’re looking forward to these exciting theatrical performances or any of the other special events that the Jewish Repertory Theatre is offering this season, you’re going to want to snag your tickets sooner than later. 

Single show tickets for The Chosen are available now, or opt for a full season subscription for the full effect! Your subscription provides access to the above benefits and supports local theatre right here in Western New York. 

Head to the JRT website today for more information!

Jewish Community Center of Greater Buffalo

2640 North Forest Rd

JRT Box Office: (716) 650-7626

This article is a paid promotion sponsored by an SOB advertiser and designed to share valuable info with our readers.

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