The Bolshoi Theater canceled Serebrennikov's Hero of Our Time ballet
The ballet A Hero of Our Time, staged by director Kirill Serebrennikov, which was supposed to be shown on May 5, 6 and 7 at the New Stage of the Bolshoi Theater, was replaced by Edward Clug's The Master and Margarita. A message about the replacement was published on the website of the Bolshoi Theater. The reasons for the replacement are not explained.
“On May 5, 6 (12:00 and 19:00) and 7 May, instead of the previously announced performances of the ballet "Hero of Our Time", performances of the ballet "The Master and Margarita" will be shown. Tickets are valid, ”reported on site Bolshoi Theatre.
The ballet "Hero of Our Time" by Kirill Serebrennikov is the winner of the "Golden Mask" in 2016. The premiere took place on July 22, 2015 at the Bolshoi Theatre.
Kirill Serebrennikov left Russia in March 2022. In May, the Bolshoi Theater canceled his ballet Nureyev. In November, the Moscow Art Theatre. A.P. Chekhov removed the name of the director from the section "Authors of performances" on the theater's website.
In June, Anton Yakovlev became the artistic director of the Gogol Center instead of Kirill Serebrennikov. Later, the Gogol Center was closed and renamed him to the Moscow Drama Theatre. N. V. Gogol.