The arrest of prominent Russian theatre and film director Kirill Serebrennikov has complicated plans to stage the premiere of a ballet about the late dancer Rudolf Nureyev, who was openly gay and fled the Soviet Union.
The head of Moscow’s Bolshoi Theatre has said he hopes the ballet will be staged in the 2017/18 season – i.e. by next summer – and suggested it could be performed even in the absence of Serebrennikov.
“Whichever decision Serebrennikov makes, whether he allows us to show it witho…
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