The House at Poe Corner

On stage April 11th – 21st
The woeful return of Eldritch Theatre’s dreadfully dour Kindergoth Masterpiece: Edgar Allan Poe meets Winnie-the-Pooh

Sword and Sorcery School

Eldritch Theatre’s Dungeons & Dragons Sword and Sorcery School adventures for teen nerds and geeks coming March Break 2024

Macbeth

Shakespeare’s blood-soaked king, weird witches, viscera-sopped murders, nightmares of madness, and terrifying occult prophecies crash head on with our ghoulishly giddy bag of timorous trickery!

Eldritch Horrors: Plays From The Tomb

Throughout the year, like carnal gusts of wind billowing from robbed graves, we will be cursing of beloved patrons with Eldritch Horrors: Plays from the Tombs – play readings of some of our undead classics from aeons passed.

The only theatre company in the world to bring you horror, puppets, and magic in one astounding theatrical performance…

at our haunted home Eldritch Theatre’s Red Sandcastle

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Eric Woolfe is one of the city’s genuine, gloriously obsessive originals. No other local theatre company has as completely-defined an aesthetic as his Eldritch Theatre, which specializes in imaginative, lo-fi, old-school horror and mystery stories, with puppetry and a bit of magic thrown into the mix. - Glenn Sumi, NOW Magazine

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"A space-time journey fuelled by love and imagination offers an intense and intimate experience you won’t want to miss." - NOW Magazine on Space Opera Zero!

"Outrageously fun, horrific good times"  - Life With More Cowbell

"Woolfe improved on Wagner, actually, using more species, more tentacles a little sleight of hand and more songs about coitus."  - Leslie Barcza on Space Opera Zero!

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"Eldritch’s artistry in puppets and physical effects punches above its weight —  Take a chance on this space odyssey." - Toronto Star on Space Opera Zero!

"Doc Wuthergloom, is a charlatan of the first degree, with all sorts of entertaining stories up his sleeve—and many different tricks as well" - Torontoist
"In the world of punk-tinged, Victorian-gothic puppeteering, Eric Woolfe must rank near the very top." - The Globe and Mail
"A spooky brew of Winnie-the-Pooh and Edgar Allan Poe haunts Toronto theatre audiences​" -Mooney on Theatre
"Woolfe was fantastic, seamlessly transitioning from sequence to sequence and showing some very impressive voice work." - Mooney on Theatre
"Woolfe and co-conspirator Perehinec create a horde of creatures with varying degrees of humanity, a multitude of voices, body-shapes, and impersonations.​" -Barcza Blog on Frankenstein's Boy

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"Eric Woolfe’s magic-infused puppet show about a Klondike Gold Rush-era con man is a sure bet." - NOW Magazine on The Harrowing of Brimstone McReedy

"A great way to continue the Halloween spirit, especially if you’re a fan of Poe or Milne" -NOW Magazine on The House at Poe Corner

"Woolfe’s usage of his weird little puppets...it really managed to subvert my expectations for a “puppet show”. - Mooney on Theatre
"virtuoso solo performance by Eric Woolfe.... The stunning card work is front and centre, and the post-show performance is even more up close, and equally gob-smacking tricks." -Mind Reels on The Harrowing of Brimstone McReedy
"Two Weird Tales is a fun, freaky, fascinating night out at the theatre! With an intimate space and creative storytelling methods, it’s a truly unique experience!" -  A View From The Box
"Weaving the tale with magic, puppetry and a gruesome version of the shell game, Woolfe is a deft and entertaining storyteller." -Life With More Cowbell on The Harrowing of Brimstone McReedy
"Woolfe has a credibility and emotional resonance that gives him particular power on stage.​" -Indie Critic

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"Woolfe draws on deal with possession, demons, mechanical dolls and sex, sometimes all mixed together in an always-clever staging that includes brains, entrails and various forms of dismemberment." -NOW Magazine on Madhouse Variations
"Fantastic sleight of hand tricks...captivate the audience and pull them into the  Lovecraftian world of Brimstone McReedy."​ -Mooney on Theatre
"Highly creative, superbly written, and brilliantly performed, puppet theatre has taken on a whole new meaning!​" -Mooney on Theatre
Woolfe can wring laughs from horror stories as ingeniously as Nightmare On Elm Street's Freddy Krueger can pile up corpses." -NOW Magazine ('Making a Madhouse' feature)
"Seriously bone-chilling... engaging theatrical experience: it was oddly thrilling" - Lights Up Toronto

"A whimsical, campy celebration of Kafka and H.P. Lovecraft. Intimate, eerie, goofy spectacle. And surprisingly faithful, even with the puppets & magic!" - Istvan Reviews on TWO WEIRD TALES!

"Profoundly creative. We’re watching virtuoso performances. I didn’t want the show to end." - Leslie Barcza on Requiem for a Gumshoe

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