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. 

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.