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The director, Kirill Serebrennikov, is known for productions with thinly veiled criticism of the Russian government. His contract at the Gogol Center was not renewed.
Mikhail Ugarov and Elena Gremina, who died this spring, founded Teatr.doc, a company that addressed society’s ills and took the Putin government to task.
A theater that resisted government attempts to ban a black comedy about the Soviet era backed down, but the overt censorship has raised concerns in Russia.
Scouts from Russia and beyond hunt for talent at the year-end Moscow Circus School shows.
A technicality has stalled a Moscow production of “Gross Indecency: The Three Trials of Oscar Wilde,” although the subject matter might be the bigger issue.
The Culture Ministry said Boris Mezdrich had failed to mitigate an outcry among the Russian Orthodox Church who were offended by various aspects of the production of “Tannhauser.”
The soprano Anna Netrebko made a donation to an opera house in Donetsk, a city controlled by pro-Russian separatists, but said it was not a political act.
The Bolshoi Theater announced plans for the 2014-15 season this week, including productions to mark the 175th anniversary of Tchaikovsky’s birth.
Tugan Sokhiev of the Orchestre National du Capitole in Toulouse, France, will take over from Vassily Sinaisky, who resigned abruptly last month.
A former star ballerina resigns as artistic director of the Vaganova Ballet Academy in St. Petersburg.
The appointment of Nikolai Tsiskaridze, a former Bolshoi Ballet star, as head of the Vaganova Ballet Academy, prompts harsh criticism.
Anatoly Iksanov, the theater’s general director, told Russian television that he doesn’t believe that the mastermind behind the January acid attack on Sergei Filin, the ballet company’…