Rohan Preston

Reporter | Theater
Phone: 612-673-4390
Rohan Preston has interviewed Arthur Miller, August Wilson, Edward Albee, Tony Kushner, Bill Cosby and other luminaries who have made him giddy as a kid on candy. He thanks his high-school English teacher for telling him that if he wanted to get into concerts and Broadway shows for free, he should either usher or become a critic.

Recent content from Rohan Preston

Macalester's Marlon James writes Jamaican epic

The writer, who lives in Minneapolis and teaches at Macalester, is the toast of fall for his sweeping tale of politics, violence and reggae superstar Bob Marley.

Updated: October 20, 2014, - 08:23 AM

Penumbra's 'Timbuktu' gets lost along the way

REVIEW: Penumbra Theatre is known for being so consistently excellent that a misfire at the house that Lou Bellamy and August Wilson built has the potential to shock. Such is the case with “On the Way to Timbuktu.”

Updated: October 17, 2014, - 11:30 AM

Busy theater weekend: '33 Variations,' 'On the Way to Timbuktu,' 'New Jerusalem,' '1984'

A busy weekend in theater includes an area premiere of “On the Way to Timbuktu,” a work about the philosopher Spinoza and an adaptation of that feel-good novel, “1984.”

Updated: October 16, 2014, - 03:06 PM

'Nice Work' takes a delightful bow in the Twin Cities

REVIEW: Jazz Age meets Gershwin tunes and bootleggers in the fun-and-glitzymusical “Nice Work If You Can Get It.”

Updated: October 15, 2014, - 06:31 PM

It's kickoff time for gridiron drama 'Colossal'

Mixed Blood tackles a new play about the excesses, demands and contradictions of football — with four quarters and halftime.

Updated: October 09, 2014, - 07:52 PM

'Seedfolks' blooms at Minneapolis' Children’s Theatre

At Children’s Theatre, Sonja Parks tackles a dozen colorful characters in the premiere of the one-woman play “Seedfolks,” adapted by Paul Fleischman from his own children’s book.

Updated: October 06, 2014, - 12:54 PM

Solo shows take over two stages

Sonja Parks and Jeffrey Hatcher on two very different solo shows that open this weekend.

Updated: October 06, 2014, - 08:59 AM

Twin Cities theater producer underwrites quality

Quietly, Frances Wilkinson uses her astute eye, impeccable taste – and her checkbook – to bring groundbreaking plays to the Twin Cities.

Updated: September 27, 2014, - 05:19 PM

Ralph Lemon unveils new work at Walker Art Center

He uses art, music, movement – and erotica – to explore female icons.

Updated: September 26, 2014, - 12:01 PM

New Lee Blessing play headlines Illusion's new season

Illusion Theater’s 2014-15 lineup includes works by Jeffrey Hatcher and Miss Richfield and the musical “Fruit Fly.”

Updated: September 19, 2014, - 03:37 PM

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