Baba Yaga at the Miami Theater Center

Written By Carlos Ochoa
February 6, 2018 at 7:51 PM

By George Fishman


Shira Abergel is a singer, songwriter and actress gifted with both power and great charm. She has dreamt of creating a gypsy medicine show wagon since she was 19 years old. Now, after winning a Knight arts challenge grant, she has a tangible path to realize that vision. With hosting support from the Miami Theater Center (founded/directed by Stephanie Ansin), she threw a fundraising party/concert on April 23rd to actually get the wagon built and the show on the road. Listen here to Abergel describe both the dream (taking all-original “raw and real” music and theater out of the box and out to the people) and the event details. Hear snippets of the music on offer and learn about the namesake “Baba Yaga.”

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