Sara Holdren is theater critic for New York Magazine and its entertainment site Vulture. Prior to joining New York, Holdren was an accomplished director and theater maker, as well as artistic director/co-founder of the theater company Tiltyard. Her projects included MIDSUMMER (which she co-adapted from the play by William Shakespeare) with Tiltyard, Deer and the Lovers by Emily Zemba, The Zero Scenario by Ryan Campbell, and The Master and Margarita, adapted by Edward Kemp from the novel by Mikhail Bulgakov, and more.
Holdren won the 2016-2017 George Jean Nathan Award for Dramatic Criticism. She has a BA in theater from Yale University and an MFA in direction from Yale School of Drama, and was a 2016 Drama League Fellow.