Krista Garver

Krista Garver Krista runs a content marketing business in Portland, Oregon. She fell in love with musicals at age 5, when her parents took her to see a university production of The Music Man. Krista attends as much theater as possible, in as many venues as possible, and she is the current "Name That Showtune" champion of her apartment. In her spare time, Krista enjoys curling, playing bridge, and cooking, and she has been known to tap dance.


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BWW Review: In THE LANGUAGE ARCHIVE, a Linguist Can't Find the Right Words for Love, at Portland PlayhouseBWW Review: In THE LANGUAGE ARCHIVE, a Linguist Can't Find the Right Words for Love, at Portland Playhouse
Posted: May. 26, 2017


BWW Review: SORDID LIVES Mixes Camp with a Good Dose of Heart, at the OUTwright Theatre FestivalBWW Review: SORDID LIVES Mixes Camp with a Good Dose of Heart, at the OUTwright Theatre Festival
Posted: Jun. 6, 2017


BWW Review: Two Lonely People Briefly Find Connection in GOOD WITH PEOPLE, Presented by Our Shoes Are Red / The Performance LabBWW Review: Two Lonely People Briefly Find Connection in GOOD WITH PEOPLE, Presented by Our Shoes Are Red / The Performance Lab
Posted: Jun. 10, 2017


BWW Review: Kelly Kinsella Serves Up Life Lessons (and Cake!) in HOW TO DO A ONE PERSON SHOW, at CoHo SummerfestBWW Review: Kelly Kinsella Serves Up Life Lessons (and Cake!) in HOW TO DO A ONE PERSON SHOW, at CoHo Summerfest
Posted: Jun. 23, 2017


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BWW Review: LAUREN WEEDMAN DOESN'T LIVE HERE ANYMORE Brings Laughter, Tears, and an Identity Crisis to Portland Center StageBWW Review: LAUREN WEEDMAN DOESN'T LIVE HERE ANYMORE
Posted: Mar. 31, 2017


BWW Review: Great Music, Powerful Storytelling Fuel WILD AND RECKLESS at Portland Center StageBWW Review: Great Music, Powerful Storytelling Fuel WILD AND RECKLESS
Posted: Mar. 31, 2017


BWW Review: Grief Gets Bloody in Horror Comedy FEATHERS AND TEETH, at Artists RepBWW Review: Grief Gets Bloody in Horror Comedy FEATHERS AND TEETH
Posted: Mar. 20, 2017


BWW Review: CONSTELLATIONS: Love in Every Universe, at Portland Center StageBWW Review: CONSTELLATIONS: Love in Every Universe, at Portland Center Stage
Posted: May. 23, 2017


BWW Review: Race, Religion, Elitism - Just a Few Issues Portland Playhouse Takes on in PEN/MAN/SHIPBWW Review: PEN/MAN/SHIP
Posted: Feb. 28, 2017


BWW Review: Maiesha McQueen Delivers Transcendent Performance in Ethel Waters Portrait HIS EYE IS ON THE SPARROW, at Portland Center StageBWW Review: HIS EYE IS ON THE SPARROW
Posted: Feb. 20, 2017


BWW Review: Kelly Kinsella Serves Up Life Lessons (and Cake!) in HOW TO DO A ONE PERSON SHOW, at CoHo SummerfestBWW Review: Kelly Kinsella Serves Up Life Lessons (and Cake!) in HOW TO DO A ONE PERSON SHOW, at CoHo Summerfest
June 23, 2017


BWW Review: Two Lonely People Briefly Find Connection in GOOD WITH PEOPLE, Presented by Our Shoes Are Red / The Performance LabBWW Review: Two Lonely People Briefly Find Connection in GOOD WITH PEOPLE, Presented by Our Shoes Are Red / The Performance Lab
June 10, 2017

In David Harrower's two-person drama GOOD WITH PEOPLE, two lonely people, stuck for different reasons in an otherwise empty hotel, manage to bridge many divides and find comfort in one another, at least for a short while.

BWW Review: SORDID LIVES Mixes Camp with a Good Dose of Heart, at the OUTwright Theatre FestivalBWW Review: SORDID LIVES Mixes Camp with a Good Dose of Heart, at the OUTwright Theatre Festival
June 6, 2017

SORDID LIVES is a campy, over-the-top play about sex and acceptance in a Southern town. This production provides plenty of laughs and also highlights the very real struggle many people face just being themselves.

BWW Review: In THE LANGUAGE ARCHIVE, a Linguist Can't Find the Right Words for Love, at Portland PlayhouseBWW Review: In THE LANGUAGE ARCHIVE, a Linguist Can't Find the Right Words for Love, at Portland Playhouse
May 26, 2017

THE LANGUAGE ARCHIVE, the last show in Portland Playhouse's season, explores all of the ways language (spoken, written, nonverbal, even the language of food) both serves and fails us when it comes to human relationships.

BWW Review: THE IMPORTANCE OF BEING EARNEST Provides a Good Dose of Welcome Frivolity, at Artists RepBWW Review: THE IMPORTANCE OF BEING EARNEST Provides a Good Dose of Welcome Frivolity, at Artists Rep
May 24, 2017

With its all-female cast and spectacular hats, Artists Reps production of THE IMPORTANCE OF BEING EARNEST is just a heck of a lot of fun.

BWW Review: CONSTELLATIONS: Love in Every Universe, at Portland Center StageBWW Review: CONSTELLATIONS: Love in Every Universe, at Portland Center Stage
May 23, 2017

Nick Payne's CONSTELLATIONS is a smart, occasionally funny, and ultimately devastating play about love in the multiverse.

BWW Review: Provocative and Polarized, MISS JULIE is Our Society in Microcosm, at Shaking the TreeBWW Review: Provocative and Polarized, MISS JULIE is Our Society in Microcosm, at Shaking the Tree
May 10, 2017

Shaking the Tree's production of MISS JULIE delves into the human psyche to explore why our society is so polarized right now.

BWW Review: Disappointed Expectations Drive Marital Disaster in THE TALENTED ONES at Artists RepBWW Review: Disappointed Expectations Drive Marital Disaster in THE TALENTED ONES at Artists Rep
May 8, 2017

THE TALENTED ONES explores the struggles immigrants face in their quest for some version of the American Dream.

BWW Review: MARY'S WEDDING Fails to Strike an Emotional Chord, at Portland Center StageBWW Review: MARY'S WEDDING Fails to Strike an Emotional Chord, at Portland Center Stage
April 28, 2017

Stephen Massicotte's MARY'S WEDDING, now playing at Portland Center Stage, never quite becomes the engrossing tragic historical romance it aspires to.

BWW Review: Artists Rep's Frontier Series Ends with Gripping Contemplation of RODNEY KINGBWW Review: Artists Rep's Frontier Series Ends with Gripping Contemplation of RODNEY KING
April 25, 2017

RODNEY KING is a powerful, highly relevant, piece of theatre/poetry written and performed by Roger Guenveur Smith.

BWW Review: A Poignant Search for Family in Andrea Stolowitz's Uber-Meta BERLIN DIARY at Hand2MouthBWW Review: A Poignant Search for Family in Andrea Stolowitz's Uber-Meta BERLIN DIARY at Hand2Mouth
April 19, 2017

BERLIN DIARY, currently being presented by Hand2Mouth in association with CoHo Productions, is a thoughtful and engrossing meditation on family.

BWW Review: LAUREN WEEDMAN DOESN'T LIVE HERE ANYMORE Brings Laughter, Tears, and an Identity Crisis to Portland Center StageBWW Review: LAUREN WEEDMAN DOESN'T LIVE HERE ANYMORE Brings Laughter, Tears, and an Identity Crisis to Portland Center Stage
March 31, 2017

In her new one-woman show, LAUREN WEEDMAN DOESN'T LIVE HERE ANYMORE, Lauren wrestles with her own demons of infidelity leading to divorce through the perspective of her alter ego Tami Lisa.

BWW Review: Great Music, Powerful Storytelling Fuel WILD AND RECKLESS at Portland Center StageBWW Review: Great Music, Powerful Storytelling Fuel WILD AND RECKLESS at Portland Center Stage
March 31, 2017

WILD AND RECKLESS is a futuristic original rock musical born from a collaboration between Portland Center Stage and local indie rock band Blitzen Trapper.

BWW Review: PLAYHOUSE CREATURES Shows How Far We Haven't Come in 400 Years, at CoHo ProductionsBWW Review: PLAYHOUSE CREATURES Shows How Far We Haven't Come in 400 Years, at CoHo Productions
March 23, 2017

PLAYHOUSE CREATURES is a funny and heartbreaking look at what life was like for a woman in theatre during England's Restoration period. Sadly, it wasn't much different from today.

BWW Review: GOLDA'S BALCONY at Triangle Productions: Read Your History Before You GoBWW Review: GOLDA'S BALCONY at Triangle Productions: Read Your History Before You Go
March 21, 2017

GOLDA'S BALCONY provides a fascinating look at a turbulent point in world history.

BWW Review: Grief Gets Bloody in Horror Comedy FEATHERS AND TEETH, at Artists RepBWW Review: Grief Gets Bloody in Horror Comedy FEATHERS AND TEETH, at Artists Rep
March 20, 2017

FEATHERS AND TEETH is a bloody, campy fun show that's completely different from anything else you'll see at Artists Rep.

BWW Review: Resonance Ensemble Shows Off the Art of Cabaret in Wildly Entertaining DIRTY, STUPID MUSICBWW Review: Resonance Ensemble Shows Off the Art of Cabaret in Wildly Entertaining DIRTY, STUPID MUSIC
February 28, 2017

DIRTY, STUPID MUSIC, Resonance Ensemble's latest cabaret is a little dirty, a little stupid, and a lot of fun.

BWW Review: Race, Religion, Elitism - Just a Few Issues Portland Playhouse Takes on in PEN/MAN/SHIPBWW Review: Race, Religion, Elitism - Just a Few Issues Portland Playhouse Takes on in PEN/MAN/SHIP
February 28, 2017

PEN/MAN/SHIP at Portland Playhouse is a moving drama about robbing darkness of its power by bringing it into the light.

BWW Review: Maiesha McQueen Delivers Transcendent Performance in Ethel Waters Portrait HIS EYE IS ON THE SPARROW, at Portland Center StageBWW Review: Maiesha McQueen Delivers Transcendent Performance in Ethel Waters Portrait HIS EYE IS ON THE SPARROW, at Portland Center Stage
February 20, 2017

This Portland theatre season has been delightfully packed with stories about incredible women who have overcome seemingly impossible odds. They've all been stunning, but we've hit a new high with Portland Center Stage's HIS EYE IS ON THE SPARROW, a biographical portrait of African American stage and screen performer Ethel Waters.

BWW Review: Hand2Mouth Gives Us a PEP TALK We All Really Need, at CoHo TheatreBWW Review: Hand2Mouth Gives Us a PEP TALK We All Really Need, at CoHo Theatre
February 20, 2017

Remember pep talks? Those inspiring speeches your [insert sport here] coach gave to pump up your team before you hit the field. Remember how they made you feel like you could do anything? Could you use one of those right about now?



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