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What happens when an angel appears in the middle of Berlin's rush hour during Advent?  Can a burning Christmas tree bring a quarreling couple back together? A man wants to give away his life for Christmas - but how does that work?

Harald Martenstein
Harald Martenstein © C. Bertelsmann

Harald Martenstein has been writing unusual Christmas stories for many years - with black humor, but also with a lot of love. A Christmas reading that won't leave a dry eye in the house.

Harald Martenstein, born in Mainz in 1953, received the Egon-Erwin-Kisch Prize in 2004. His novel "Heimweg" was awarded the Corine in 2007, and in 2010 he received the Curt Goetz Ring.

His books published by C. Bertelsmann include "Ansichten eines Hausschweins" (2011), "Wachsen Ananas auf Bäumen?" (2012), "Freuet euch, Bernhard kommt bald!" (2013), "Die neuen Leiden des alten M." (2014), "Nettsein ist auch keine Lösung" (2016), and "Jeder lügt so gut er kann" (2018).

This show is only played in German.

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Kabarett-Theater Distel