Villainous Valentines Pop Up Market

February 4th + 5th, 2023at Red Sandcastle Theatre 922 Queen St E. Toronto11AM - 6PM FREE ENTRY Get the perfect cursed object for your beloved at our first ever Villainous Valentine's Day themed pop-up market hosted by Eldritch Theatre. Vendors are encouraged to bring...

Season Announcement 2022/2023

After 22 years of terrifying audiences with our own brand of giddy ghoulishness, Eldritch Theatre is pleased to announce its upcoming season of horrific hilarity, being performed in its very own Red Sandcastle Theatre… The frightening festivities begin with guest...

THE FAMILY CROW: A Murder Mystery

Coming October 11th-23rd, from guest artist The Pucking Fuppet Co

Dollhouse of Deadly Sins

Returning October 27th -30th 2022!

Requiem for a Gumshoe

November 24th – December 8th

TWO WEIRD TALES

Returning April 2023!

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

Resident Theatre Company at Red Sandcastle Theatre

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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