JCC of Greater Buffalo
View Upcoming Holiday Hours

Benderson Family Building

Benderson Family Building
716-688-4033
2640 N. Forest Road
Amherst, NY 14068
Hours | Directions

Friday, Oct 30th

Benderson Family Building

Holland Family Building
716-886-3145
787 Delaware Avenue
Buffalo, NY 14209
Hours | Directions
Friday, Oct 30th

The Town of Amherst Arts and Culture in Public Places board announced that Dr. Saul Elkin, Founding Artistic Director of the Jewish Repertory Theatre of Western New York, is winner of the 2020 Amherst Awards for the Arts.

Saul Elkin was a former chair of the University at Buffalo’s Theatre Department from 1971-1985 and began his acting career at the age of seven, when he was cast by the founder of the Yiddish Art Theater, Maurice Schwartz. He is Founder and Artistic Director for Shakespeare in Delaware Park, the country’s second longest-running free outdoor theatre. His acting and directing credits include more than 250 performances in film, television and regional and seasonal theater companies. He holds a B.A. and M.F.A from Columbia University, and a Ph.D. from Carnegie-Mellon University.

This coming season, under Saul Elkin’s artistic direction, the Jewish Repertory Theatre will present a season of Five Staged Readings. More at www.jewishrepertorytheatre.com

Jordana Halpern
Director of Development
Managing Director, Jewish Repertory Theatre
icon-weighticon-swimicon-swim-outdoor