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Bolshoi Ballet calls off 'Rite of Spring' following acid attack
Bolshoi Ballet calls off 'Rite of Spring' following acid attack

[This post has been updated.] The Bolshoi Ballet in Russia has called off its new production of Igor Stravinsky's "The Rite of Spring," citing the recent acid attack on the company's artistic director, Sergei Filin. The production, which was to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the Russian composer's work, had been scheduled to debut in late March in Moscow and would have been broadcast to cinemas around the world. Organizers at the Bolshoi said in a statement Thursday that the production will be postponed until "the artistic director of the ballet returns back to the theatre." PHOTOS: Arts and culture in pictures by The Times Filin suffered...

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