From 3 December Johannes Klumpp will conduct Franz Lehar's operetta The Merry Widow at the Hessisches Staatstheater Wiesbaden.

In December, the new production directed by the theatre's artistic director Uwe Eric Laufenberg, will be staged eight times, including a New Year's Eve performance. Four more performances under the direction of Johannes Klumpp will follow until June.

Hessisches Staatstheater Wiesbaden

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