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

Holiday leftovers? Strong shows continue to draw audiences

Shows such as “Motown,” “A Christmas Story” and “Dr. Seuss' How the Grinch Stole Christmas” continue to draw audiences as the holiday season winds down.

Updated: December 24, 2014, - 12:20 PM

Theater: Exploring how Americans are trying to get along

Twin Cities theater companies in 2014 offered works that made this a banner year for diverse excellence.

Updated: December 19, 2014, - 04:10 PM

'Motown the Musical' jogs memories and creates new ones

Review: Smooth Broadway show transcends the jukebox musical.

Updated: December 17, 2014, - 11:45 PM

'Motown: The Musical' opens at the Orpheum Theatre in Minneapolis

The Broadway show “Motown: The Musical” celebrates a record label that united Americans across racial divides.

Updated: December 15, 2014, - 11:53 AM

Penumbra Theatre opens its annual 'Black Nativity'

REVIEW: With “Black Nativity,” director Lou Bellamy has brought the church to Penumbra Theatre.

Updated: December 05, 2014, - 03:10 PM

Big-budget production of 'A Christmas Story' goes up at Ordway

When “A Christmas Story” opens Friday at Ordway Center in St. Paul, with little Ralphie trying his hardest to get a toy gun from Santa, it won’t be just another big production on the roster of Broadway tours.

Updated: December 04, 2014, - 07:48 PM

'Love's Labour's' really lost in Moving Company staging

It’s as if the Moving Company decided to put sundry ingredients into a blender, press start and hope for a smoothie. But their latest show, “Love’s Labour’s Lost,” mostly just sits there.

Updated: December 03, 2014, - 01:15 PM

CTC conjures a 'Peter Pan' for the 21st century

As NBC prepares to screen the musical this week, Children's Theatre is working on an update that may become the standard.

Updated: November 29, 2014, - 04:16 PM

Kenneth H. Washington, Guthrie guru who taught and mentored actors, dies

From Utah to New York to the Guthrie, he helped guide acting careers. He was 68.

Updated: November 27, 2014, - 10:29 PM

'White Christmas' opens in Minneapolis at the Orpheum Theatre

The production is like a giant Christmas card come to life

Updated: November 26, 2014, - 04:36 PM

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