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Post-acid case, Bolshoi to put on 'Rite of Spring'

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MOSCOW (AP) — It was, perhaps, last century's most scandalous ballet — one modeled after a pagan ritual of human sacrifice and showcasing dancers in ancient Slavic costumes prancing to odd-metered, cacophonous music. On Thursday, Moscow's Bolshoi theater opens a new production of "The Rite of Spring." It is the Bolshoi's first new production since an acid attack in January severely burned its...

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