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  • “Weihnachten mit Erich Kästner” – Programme by director Martin Mühleis and composer Libor Síma celebrates its premiere in Dresden
  • The play is based on the famous Dresden-born author’s fondness for the colder season
  • Volkswagen supports Dresden’s Erich Kästner Museum foundation with restored Volkswagen Crafter as mobile museum

On the 120th anniversary of Erich Kästner’s birth, actor Walter Sittler takes on the role of the famous Dresden-born author once again – this time with scarf and skis in tow. In this play, their third based on the life and work of the best-selling author, director Martin Mühleis and composer Libor Síma bring a wintry Christmas story to the stage. The premiere will run on Saturday, 30 November in Kästner’s hometown of Dresden. Volkswagen is also providing Dresden’s Erich Kästner Museum with a Crafter panel van which is traversing rural regions with less well-developed infrastructure throughout Germany as a mobile showroom.

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