Bolshoi Theatre Announces the 2017-2018 Season

On 25 May the Bolshoi Theatre held a press conference announcing its plans for the upcoming 2017-2018 season which will be its 242nd season. 

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The plans include:

- the revival of Sergey Vikarev's Coppelia (12 December 2017)

- the premiere of John Neuemeier's 2017 production of Anna Karenina (March 2018)

- the premiere of Jiri Kilyan's Forgotten Land

- the addition of Alexei Ratmansky's version of Romeo and Juliet and his version of Flames of Paris

 -an evening dedicated to Marius Petipa with a three-act evening with works by Ratmansky,

Burlaka, and Vikarev (summer 2018). 

There will also be two gala concerts featuring international guest stars dedicated to Petipa in the spring.