Shock as Bolshoi cancels world premiere of Nureyev ballet

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Move comes after outspoken director was questioned in a high-profile criminal investigation that supporters claim is politically motivated

Russia’s Bolshoi theatre has announced the cancellation of next week’s world premiere of a ballet about Russian dance legend Rudolf Nureyev, staged by an outspoken director who has been questioned in a high-profile criminal investigation.

Nureyev was set to premiere at the Bolshoi on Tuesday in one of the most hotly anticipated stagings of the season. But in a move that has shocked the ballet world, the theatre said the show has been indefinitely postponed.

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