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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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LAST 30 DAYS

BWW Review: BARBECUE at Portland Playhouse PhotoBWW Review: BARBECUE at Portland Playhouse
Posted: Nov. 12, 2021


BWW Review: THE CHINESE LADY at Artists Repertory Theatre PhotoBWW Review: THE CHINESE LADY at Artists Repertory Theatre
Posted: Nov. 2, 2021


LAST 365 DAYS

BWW Previews: 10 Things to See at Fertile Ground 2021 PhotoBWW Previews: 10 Things to See at Fertile Ground 2021
Posted: Jan. 21, 2021


BWW Review: LAS MENINAS at Profile Theatre PhotoBWW Review: LAS MENINAS at Profile Theatre
Posted: Jan. 2, 2021


BWW Review: CHRISTMAS MY WAY at Broadway Rose PhotoBWW Review: CHRISTMAS MY WAY at Broadway Rose
Posted: Dec. 13, 2020


BWW Review: THE STORY OF MY LIFE at Broadway Rose PhotoBWW Review: THE STORY OF MY LIFE at Broadway Rose
Posted: Feb. 15, 2021


BWW Review: TRIGGERED LIFE: A REQUIEM OF HEALING at Portland Playhouse PhotoBWW Review: TRIGGERED LIFE: A REQUIEM OF HEALING at Portland Playhouse
Posted: Mar. 25, 2021


BWW Review: WEATHER ROOM: A Strange, and Strangely Comforting, New Work from Portland PhotoBWW Review: WEATHER ROOM: A Strange, and Strangely Comforting, New Work from Portland Experimental Theatre Ensemble
Posted: Dec. 4, 2020


BWW Review: FRIDA...A SELF PORTRAIT at Portland Center Stage PhotoBWW Review: FRIDA...A SELF PORTRAIT at Portland Center Stage
Posted: Oct. 21, 2021


BWW Review: BARBECUE at Portland Playhouse
November 12, 2021

BARBECUE is laugh-out-loud funny while also shining a big bright spotlight on things we’d rather keep hidden. Highly recommended.

BWW Review: THE CHINESE LADY at Artists Repertory Theatre
November 2, 2021

The story of Afong Moy, the central character in Lloyd Suh’s THE CHINESE LADY, now running at Artists Rep, so perfectly captures the American tendency to exotify, stereotype, and disparage other cultures that I should not have been surprised to learn that it’s true.

BWW Review: MARTHA BAKES at CoHo Theatre
October 23, 2021

MARTHA BAKES gets to the real story behind the mythology that George Washington freed all his slaves upon his death.

BWW Review: FRIDA...A SELF PORTRAIT at Portland Center Stage
October 21, 2021

FRIDA...A SELF PORTRAIT is not just a play, but a movement piece and a series of paintings brought vividly to life.

BWW Review: FAMILY at Shaking the Tree
October 14, 2021

Celine Song's FAMILY is a surreal look at the messy self-perpetuating cycle of violence.

BWW Review: LOCH LOMOND at Broadway Rose
October 8, 2021

Set in during the Jacobite uprisings of 1745, LOCH LOMOND, which is currently having its world premiere at Broadway Rose, is at once a sweeping musical about desire (for independence, for glory, for love) and an intimate look at the many ties that bind people together.

BWW Review: CAMPFIRE STORIES at Back Fence PDX And Artists Rep
September 23, 2021

CAMPFIRE STORES, a joint storytelling production from Back Fence PDX and Artists Rep, provided intimacy at a safe social distance.

BWW Review: THE OLDEST PROFESSION at Profile Theatre
August 12, 2021

Solid performances, sensitive direction, a fabulous new performing arts venue, and what turns out to be an eerily timely play (with music!) combine to make THE OLDEST PROFESSION the strongest show of Profile's season.

BWW Review: ANALOG AND VINYL at Broadway Rose
July 15, 2021

ANALOG AND VINYL is the lighthearted, uncomplicated musical we need right now.

BWW Review: A SONG BY MAHLER at Chamber Music Northwest
July 15, 2021

Sitting at the intersection of musical and opera, Mark Neikrug's A SONG BY MAHLER combines theatre and music into a new form.

BWW Review: WHOSE CHILD AM I ANYWAY? at Corrib Theatre
July 4, 2021

Bisi Adigun’s WHOSE CHILD AM I ANYWAY?, a new audio play now available from Corrib Theatre, is a short family drama that explores the many ways of othering.

BWW Review: ALEX GETTING BETTER at Oregon Children's Theatre
May 28, 2021

If you are a teenage girl, have ever been a teenage girl, or even know a teenage girl, carve out an hour this weekend to watch this show.

BWW Review: SNOW IN MIDSUMMER at Oregon Shakespeare Festival
May 19, 2021

Justice favors the rich and powerful, but, eventually, the truth will out. These two maxims are at the center of Frances Ya-Chu Cowhig’s SNOW IN MIDSUMMER, which had its U.S. premiere at the Oregon Shakespeare Festival in 2018 and is now being offered as a streaming production through OSF’s digital platform, O!

BWW Review: THE LAST FIVE YEARS at Broadway Rose
May 2, 2021

Broadway Rose’s productions have consistently been among the best virtual theatre options available. THE LAST FIVE years is available for rent through May 16.

BWW Review: MANAHATTA at Oregon Shakespeare Festival
April 16, 2021

Mary Kathryn Nagle’s brilliant MANAHATTA superimposes the 17th century “purchase” of Manahatta (known today as Manhattan) by the Dutch East India Company from the Lenape people with the financial crisis of 2008, in which many people lost their homes as a result of predatory lending practices.

BWW Review: TRIGGERED LIFE: A REQUIEM OF HEALING at Portland Playhouse
March 25, 2021

TRIGGERED LIFE: A REQUIEM OF HEALING is an emotional tour de force written by John Oluwole ADEkoje and starring Keith Mascoll now streaming at Portland Playhouse.

BWW Review: THE STORY OF MY LIFE at Broadway Rose
February 15, 2021

THE STORY OF MY LIFE is a sweet, uncomplicated musical about friendship. Available for streaming through Feb. 28.

BWW Previews: 10 Things to See at Fertile Ground 2021
January 21, 2021

From immersive experiences to theatrical collage to a zombie musical, this year's Fertile Ground Festival promises to be exciting.

BWW Review: LAS MENINAS at Profile Theatre
January 2, 2021

You have just a few days left to catch the audio production of Lynn Nottage’s LAS MENINAS at Profile Theatre. Don't miss your chance -- it's excellent.

BWW Review: CHRISTMAS MY WAY at Broadway Rose
December 13, 2020

CHRISTMAS MY WAY a much-needed respite -- 90 minutes when to forget about everything else and just enjoy great music sung by talented performers.



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