The management of the Meyerhold Centre has decided to withdraw from the show rap operetta based on the works of Korney Chukovsky «cockroach», in which the song «Secret» by Leonid Utyosov performed by Pussy Riot Hope Tolokonnikova, reports «Rain» with reference to the play’s Director Victoria Naraha.
After the premiere, which took place on 12 January, according to the Director, the artistic Director of the theatre Victor Ryzhakova «hinted that the play is ‘political'», after which the operetta was decided to remove from the display.
Narosa argues that the play is «the most allegorical of the» made for family viewing and contains allusions to Russian President Vladimir Putin.
About the event «Rain» was informed in Thursday, February 4th. A day earlier, on 3 February, Nadezhda Tolokonnikova, have released a music video called «Chaika», dedicated to the Russian Prosecutor General Yuri Chaika and filmed in support of Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny, who in December of last year published an investigation on the activities of the Prosecutor General and his family. Victoria Narosa participated in the creation of the video as a choreographer.