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: CoHo Productions' MALA Takes an Intimate Look at the Complexities of Caring for Aging ParentsBWW Review: CoHo Productions' MALA Takes an Intimate Look at the Complexities of Caring for Aging Parents
Posted: Sep. 11, 2019


BWW Review: IN THE HEIGHTS Starts the Season Off with a Bang, at Portland Center StageBWW Review: IN THE HEIGHTS Starts the Season Off with a Bang, at Portland Center Stage
Posted: Sep. 12, 2019


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BWW Review: Portland Center Stage's THE COLOR PURPLE Give Us What We Need Most: HopeBWW Review: Portland Center Stage's THE COLOR PURPLE Give Us What We Need Most: Hope
Posted: Oct. 1, 2018


BWW Interview: Storm Large on Revisiting Her Autobiographical Solo Show CRAZY ENOUGH a Decade After Its Acclaimed PremiereBWW Interview: Storm Large on Revisiting Her Autobiographical Solo Show CRAZY ENOUGH a Decade After Its Acclaimed Premiere
Posted: Jun. 7, 2019


BWW Review: Storm Large Blows the Roof Off of the Armory in CRAZY ENOUGH, at Portland Center StageBWW Review: Storm Large Blows the Roof Off of the Armory in CRAZY ENOUGH, at Portland Center Stage
Posted: Jun. 27, 2019


BWW Review: Artists Rep Scores a Knockout with World Premiere of Hansol Jung's WOLF PLAYBWW Review: Artists Rep Scores a Knockout with World Premiere of Hansol Jung's WOLF PLAY
Posted: Mar. 19, 2019


10 Things to See at Fertile Ground 201910 Things to See at Fertile Ground 2019
Posted: Jan. 15, 2019


BWW Review: Fertile Ground Musicals: VORTEX 1, DISCONNECTED: A FRANKENSTEIN MUSICAL, SIRENS OF COOS BAYBWW Review: Fertile Ground Musicals: VORTEX 1, DISCONNECTED: A FRANKENSTEIN MUSICAL, SIRENS OF COOS BAY
Posted: Feb. 2, 2019


BWW Review: At Broadway Rose, It's A GRAND NIGHT FOR SINGING IndeedBWW Review: At Broadway Rose, It's A GRAND NIGHT FOR SINGING Indeed
Posted: Apr. 2, 2019


BWW Review: IN THE HEIGHTS Starts the Season Off with a Bang, at Portland Center Stage
September 12, 2019


BWW Review: CoHo Productions' MALA Takes an Intimate Look at the Complexities of Caring for Aging Parents
September 11, 2019


BWW Review: Bag & Baggage Throws Binaries Out the Window with Queer, Gender-Fluid Take on MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING
July 17, 2019


BWW Review: WICKED Soars into Keller Auditorium
July 13, 2019


BWW Review: Camp Reigns in SHERWOOD: THE ADVENTURES OF ROBIN HOOD, at Clackamas Rep
July 3, 2019


BWW Review: Storm Large Blows the Roof Off of the Armory in CRAZY ENOUGH, at Portland Center Stage
June 27, 2019


BWW Review: Fuse Theatre's BOOTYCANDY Is a Hilarious and Thoughtful Meta-Play About Identity and Society
June 26, 2019


BWW Review: Alan Bowne's BEIRUT Explores Love and Freedom in a Dystopian Future, at the Shoe Box Theatre
June 13, 2019

BEIRUT, by Alan Bowne, now playing at the Shoe Box Theatre, premiered more than 30 years ago, but its themes are just as relevant in today's political climate.

BWW Interview: Storm Large on Revisiting Her Autobiographical Solo Show CRAZY ENOUGH a Decade After Its Acclaimed Premiere
June 7, 2019

Storm Large is a rock star, a memoirist, and the creator/star of the autobiographical musical CRAZY ENOUGH, which was originally commissioned by Portland Center Stage at The Armory. Premiering in 2009, CRAZY ENOUGH ran for 21 weeks straight and still holds the record as the longest-running and most successful show in PCS history. The show is coming back for a very limited engagement this month.

BWW Review: INTO THE WOODS Is Everything You Could Wish For, at Broadway Rose
June 5, 2019

INTO THE WOODS features a combination of a stripped-down musical score, movement-focused direction, and the strongest cast that Broadway Rose has ever assembled.

BWW Review: NATIVE GARDENS Finds Humor in What Divides Us, at Portland Center Stage
June 4, 2019

NATIVE GARDENS is an I Love Lucy-esque new comedy by Karen Zacarias now playing at Portland Center Stage. It's about colonialism, entitlement, and gardening philosophies.

BWW Review: LET ME DOWN EASY is a Moving Contemplation of Health, Life, Sickness, and Death, at Profile Theatre
May 30, 2019

LET ME DOWN EASY is a series of 20 monologues about life, health, sickness, and death. It's one of the best shows of the year.

BWW Review: Wife, Mistress Reflect on the Past in THE BREATH OF LIFE at Portland Center Stage
May 23, 2019

David Hare's THE BREATH OF LIFE tells the story of a meeting between Frances Beale, the ex-wife of hotshot lawyer Martin, and Madeleine Palmer, Martin's ex-mistress. Now in their 60s, the women reflect on their past and the future to come.

BWW Review: WELL Takes a Comedic Look at the Mess That Is Life, at Profile Theatre
May 17, 2019

'Why do some people become well and others don't?' This is the question at the center of Lisa Kron's funny, inventive WELL, now playing at Profile Theatre.

BWW Review: Heads Roll in Feminist French Revolution Comedy THE REVOLUTIONISTS, at Artists Rep
May 17, 2019

The French Revolution and comedy don't typically go together, but Lauren Gunderson upends many conventions in THE REVOLUTIONISTS, a fast-paced, feminist comedy set during France's 1793 Reign of Terror, now playing at ARTISTS REP.

BWW Review: ESCAPED ALONE Serves Up Afternoon Tea and Anxiety, at Shaking the Tree
May 11, 2019

By juxtaposing personal horrors with apocalyptic ones, Caryl Churchill's ESCAPED ALONE captures our current societal unease and also seems to reprimand us for sitting around lamenting our personal problems when much, much larger troubles are threatening.

BWW Review: JESUS HOPPED THE A TRAIN Exposes the Fragile Relationship Between Law and Justice, at CoHo Theatre
May 8, 2019

Commit the crime, do the time. It seems so simple, and so logical. But, as Stephen Adly Guirgis's JESUS HOPPED THE A TRAIN so superbly shows, nothing about our criminal justice system is that simple, or that logical. If you don't have your tickets yet, get them now.

BWW Review: Love Knows No Borders in Sonya Kelly's Comedy HOW TO KEEP AN ALIEN, at Corrib Theatre
April 15, 2019

In Sonya Kelly's HOW TO KEEP AN ALIEN, now playing at Corrib Theatre, Irish Sonya falls in love with Australian Kate. The play tells their story -- a tale of two people literally going to the ends of the earth to be together. It's funny, quirky, and the perfect romantic antidote to the dreary Portland weather.

BWW Review: PassinArt's THE NO PLAY Hits a Nerve
April 10, 2019

THE NO PLAY tells the story of the relationship between the Cheeks, an African American family, and Yaveni Aaronsohn, a Jewish scholar writing a book about the commonalities in the two cultures' experiences. It's challenging, emotional, and important.

BWW Review: JUMP Challenges Us to Seek Deeper Connections, at Milagro Theatre
April 9, 2019

Charly Evon Simpson's JUMP, which is having its National New Play Network rolling world premiere courtesy of Milagro Theatre and Confrontation Theatre, explores the obstacles that we too frequently put between ourselves and real human connection.



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