Krista Mar, an Asian American woman with medium-length black hair. She is smiling and wearing a yellow shirt.

Krista Mar

BSR Contributor Since September 20, 2022

Krista Mar (she/her pronouns) is an activist, data scientist, and accidental theater critic. She is an inaugural member of Theatre Philadelphia’s Content + Criticism Cohort.

Krista Mar is an activist, data scientist, and accidental theater critic. She is passionate about spreading the word about theater by BIPOC playwrights and decolonizing theater critique. She holds a bachelor of arts from Barnard College and a master’s degree from the University of California, Berkeley. You can find her posting shows she’s excited about and informal theater reviews on her Instagram at @krista.reveiws.

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Armstead appears in 3 juxtaposed forms: delighted kid, surly teen, and grownup with a knowing smile, wearing a black dress.

Philly Fringe 2022: Matthew Armstead presents Song Bridge

A singer’s healing gift

This tender, interdisciplinary Cannonball Festival performance from Matthew Armstead explores the hopeful acts of healing from trauma, homophobia, and racism. Krista Mar reviews.
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Scene from the play: Johnson and Nwoko, Black women, smile warily at each other from across a small living room.

Azuka Theatre presents Inda Craig-Galván’s A Hit Dog Will Holler

Activist opposites

The Philly premiere of A Hit Dog Will Holler, onstage at Azuka, contrasts the online and IRL realms of today’s social activists with a special lens on Black women in these spaces. Krista Mar reviews.
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Reviews 3 minute read
Malone, a young Black man, smiles broadly. He wears a faded pink ensemble. Other cast members are behind him in the barn.

Arden Theatre Company presents E. B. White’s Charlotte’s Web

Back in the barn

The Arden restages its popular adaptation of E. B. White’s Charlotte’s Web with a new cast sure to delight audiences of all ages. Krista Mar reviews.
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