Eldritch Theatre Announces 2022/23 Season Productions, beginning Oct 11, 2022 (Toronto)
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 artist The Pucking Fuppet Co’s THE FAMILY CROW: A Murder Mystery, an hour-long comedy puppet show opening October 11th to 23rd, 2022. A mysterious murder has occurred amidst the Family Crow and now Horatio P. Corvus (Sorter Outer of Murders) is on the scene to crack the case. Eat your heart out, Agatha Crowstie. THE FAMILY CROW was created by internationally celebrated puppeteer Adam Francis Proulx and directed by Byron Laviolette of Morro and Jasp and Pearle Harbour fame.
Halloween week will see the limited return of the infamous necromancer, Doctor Pretorius Wuthergloom, and his Dollhouse of Deadly Sins. On stage October 27th to October 31st, 2022. Wuthergloom, a 151 year old itinerant exorcist, presents an evening of blood curdling cautionary tales of foolish mortals whose sins beget their grim demise, presented with demented puppetry and feats of dark parlour. Recommended for those with mature and jaded hearts.
Requiem for a Gumshoe premieres on November 24th, 2022 and is the second part of The Apocalypse Trilogy which began with our cult hit, Space Opera Zero. The weird-noir mix of hard-boiled mystery, Norse legend, and Lovecraftian horror, re-unites director, Dylan Trowbridge with Dora Award winning designer Melanie McNeill, and cast members Lisa Norton, Mairi Babb and Eric Woolfe, who also created this surreal, word-destroying, who-dunnit.
The season closes in April 2023 with TWO WEIRD TALES! Two classic tales of the nightmarish and uncanny, mixing high art and low pulp! This “fiendishly fun show,” (Glen Sumi, NOW Magazine) is directed by Mairi Babb, and performed by Eric Woolfe is “a whimsical, campy celebration of Kafka and H.P. Lovecraft. Intimate, eerie, goofy spectacle. And surprisingly faithful, even with the puppets & magic!” (Istvan Reviews).
Become an Eldritch Theatre Member.
For an annual fee of $50, you will receive exclusive discounts to all Eldritch Theatre shows all season, as well as special events, and secret activities. Your membership fees will go directly towards funding upcoming works and improving the Red Sandcastle Theatre space.
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