Das Ding

Theatre Smash in partnership with Canadian Stage Company, in association with the Thousand Islands Playhouse will produce the North American premiere of


by Philipp Löhle
translated by Birgit Schreyer Duarte
directed by Ashlie Corcoran

April 12 - May 1, 2016
(Opening Night: April 14th, 2016)
The Berkeley Theatre, Upstairs Theatre

Our Team

Kristopher Bowman - Thomas/Wang
Lisa Karen Cox - Katrin/ King Manoel I
Qasim Khan - Li / Beat / Trainer
Philip Nozuka - Fela / Patrick
Naomi Wright - Journalists / Magellan / Siwa

Ashlie Corcoran - Director / Theatre Smash Artistic Producer
John Gzowski - Sound Designer
Denyse Karn - Projections Designer
Drew Facey - Set Designer
Jung-Hye Kim - Costume Designer / Associate Set Designer
Birgit Screyer Duarte - Translator
Graeme Thomson - Lighting Designer
Nick Andison - Lighting Designer

Sam MacLeod - Production Manager
Stacey Norton - Producer for Theatre Smash / Theatre Smash General Manager
Cody McCallum - Associate Producer
Natasha Bean-Smith - Stage Manager
Kelsey Rutledge - Apprentice Stage Manager
Alexs Marzocca - Assistant Director
Eric Morin - Assistant Director
Heather Landon - Canadian Stage Assistant PM
Brian Frommer - Head Carpenter
Madeline Hellmers - Head of Properties & Paint
Cecilia Waszczuk - Canadian Stage Head Technician

Official Press Release (.pdf)

"In a highly comical, breakneck fashion, Philipp Löhle illuminates the mechanisms of our globalized, technologized, rapidly changing world."
-Deutsches Theatre, Berlin