The Boy at the Edge of Everything is an original play written by Irish playwright Finegan Krukemeyer about growing up in the 21st Century.
The Boy at the Edge of Everything
The Boy at the Edge of Everything captures the anxiety and stress of growing up in the modern era.
Have you ever wondered what your kid is thinking? The Boy at the Edge of Everything aspires to answer that question. The WNY premier play starts Jan. 20 and runs through Feb. 4 at the Theatre of Youth on Allen Street in Buffalo, New York.
The Boy at the Edge of Everything is an original play written by Irish playwright Finegan Krukemeyer. Krukemeyer authored over 80 plays with seasons at the Sydney Opera House, New York’s Lincoln Center for the Arts, DC’s Kennedy Center for the Arts, Ireland’s Abbey Theatre, Shanghai’s Malan Flower Theatre, and in over 200 international festivals. He is renowned for his work in children’s theatre.
The Boy at the Edge of Everything tells the story of 12-year-old Simon, a hard-working and overscheduled boy growing up in the 21st century. Simon dreams of escaping his stressful life, sending him on a time-traveling adventure that instills a renewed sense of home. Younger members of the audience will relate to Simon. Krukemeyer opens an honest discussion with parents about boundaries and the true anxieties experienced by their children.
About the Theatre of Youth
Rosalind Cramer and Toni Smith Wilson, theatre instructors at Daemen College, founded the Theatre of Youth in 1972 out of the historic Allendale Theatre. Their originally small group of actors and craftsmen have grown into a large team. Over 3,000 children see their shows each season. The Theatre of Youth fosters experiences with the arts for young people by engaging them in child-centric live performances. The Boy at the Edge of Everything is their “Can’t-Miss Play of 2018.”
Showtimes are Jan. 20, 21, 27, 28, and Feb. 3 and 4 at 2 p.m. Ticket prices start from $15 and can be purchased online here.
How to Get to The Boy at the Edge of Everything
January 20 (Saturday) 2:00 pm - February 4 (Sunday) 2:00 pm