ON THE BOARDS • Week of January 18-24 – What’s Playing on BUFFALO THEATER Stages

Kelsey Mogensen and Eric Rawski in THE CONSTANT WIFE opening this weekend at Irish Classical Theatre.

OPENING

THE BOY AT THE EDGE OF EVERYTHING, original play by Finegan Kruckemeyer presented by Theatre of Youth. Jan 20-Feb 4, Sat & Sun at 2. Allendale Theatre 203 Allen St. (884-4400). www.theatreofyouth.org  

THE CONSTANT WIFE, comedy by W. Somerset Maugham, presented by the Irish Classical Theatre Company, directed by David Oliver, starring Josephine Hogan, Steve Brachmann, Kristen Bentley, Kristen Tripp Kelley, Kate LoConti, Kelsey Mogensen, Eric Rawski, Jon May, Elliot Fox. Jan 19-Feb 11, Thu & Fri at 7:30, Sat at 3 & 7:30, Sun at 2. Andrews Theatre, 625 Main St. (853-ICTC). www.irishclassicaltheatre.com

HOW I LEARNED TO DRIVE, play by Paula Vogel presented by Subversive Theatre, directed by Kelly M. Beuth, starring Andrea Gollhardt, John Profeta, Brittany Germano, Theresa DiMuro-Wilber, Justin Fiordaliso, Jenny Gembka, Molly/Oliver Lewars. Jan 18-Feb 10, Thu-Sat at 8. The Manny Fried Playhouse, 255 Great Arrow Ave., third floor (408-0499). www.subversivetheatre.org 

THE NETHER, play by Jennifer Haley, directed By Katie Mallinson, starring Jakiel, Eve Everette, Dave Marciniak, Sabrina Kahwaty, Matt Rivera. Jan 19-Feb 11, Thu-Sat at 7:30, Sun at 2. Road Less Traveled Theater, 500 Pearl St. (629-3069). www.roadlesstraveledproductions.org

ONGOING

AN ACT OF GOD, play by David Javerbaum presented by O’Connell & Company, directed by Victoria Perez, starring Joey Bucheker. Through Feb 11, Thu-Sat at 7:30, Sun at 2:30. The Park School, 4625 Harlem Road, Snyder (848-0800). www.oconnellandcompany.com 

MAMMA MIA!, musical based on the songs of ABBA, directed by Lynne Kurdziel-Formato, starring Lisa Ludwig, Loraine O’Donnell, Debbie Pappas, Peter Palmisano, Doug Weyand, Matt Witten, Arianne Davidow, William Hin. Through Jan 28, Thu & Fri at 7:30, Sat at 3:30 & 7:30, Sun at 2. Kavinoky Theatre, 320 Porter Ave. (829-7668). www.kavinokytheatre.com

CLOSING 

OVER THE TAVERN, comedy by Tom Dudzick presented by The Lancaster Regional Players, directed by Gail Golden, starring Isaac Fesmire, Alicia Michielli, Greg Reggie, Eileen Stevic, Samuel Fesmire, Caroline Schettler, Ayden Herreid, Emma Anderson. Through Jan 21, Fri & Sat at 7:30, Sun at 2:30. Lancaster Opera House, 21 Central Ave., Lancaster (683-1776). www.lancasterregionalplayers.org

SPECIAL PRESENTATIONS

Sister Robert Anne’s Cabaret Class (A One-Nun-sense Musical Event), dinner theater presented by Rocking Horse Productions & Lancaster Opera House, directed by Jane Navarro, starring Katherine Marchiano. Jan 26-Feb 4, Fri & Sat at 7, Sun at 2:30. Ripa’s Restaurant, 4218 Walden Ave., Lancaster (683-1776). www.LancOpera.org

We Have Issues, staged readings of short plays presented by The Brazen-Faced Varlets as part of the International Women’s Voices Theater Festival, directed by Lara D. Haberberger. Jan 27 at 1. Theodore Roosevelt Inaugural Site, 641 Delaware Ave. (598 – 1585).

UPCOMING 

All My Sons, drama by Arthur Miller presented by The Niagara Regional Theatre Guild, directed by Fran Newton, starring Michael Breen, Kunji Rey, Louis Visone, Sarah Fratello. Jan 26-Feb 11, Fri & Sat at 7:30, Sun at 3, plus Feb 10 at 3. Ellicott Creek Playhouse, 530 Ellicott Creek, Tonawanda (260-2319). www.niagaratheatre.com. 

WAITRESS, touring production of the Broadway musical presented by Shea’s and Albert Nocciolino. Feb 6-11, Tue-Thu at 7:30, Fri at 8, Sat at 2 & 8, Sun at 2 & 7. Shea’s Performing Arts Center, 646 Main St. (1-800-745-3000). www.sheas.org 

WAY BACK WHEN: An Evening of One Acts by Grant Golden and Rebecca Ritchie, directed by Betsy Bittar, starring Pamela Rose Mangus, David Lundy, Jon Summers, Kathleen Rooney, Todd Fuller. Feb 2-24, Thu-Sat at 8. New Phoenix Theatre, 95 Johnson Park (853-1334). www.newphoenixtheatre.org