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

'Motown' director to stage 'Akeelah and the Bee,' with Children’s Theatre premiere

Celebrated Broadway director Charles Randolph-Wright (“Motown the Musical”) has been tapped to stage the theater adaptation of Doug Atchison’s 2006...

Updated: January 29, 2015, - 08:57 PM

Smorgasbord of shows opens on Twin Cities stages

You can’t swing an umbrella without hitting a Playbill this weekend. Here are some of the shows opening on Twin Cities stages.

Updated: January 29, 2015, - 12:47 PM

North Minneapolis congregation welcomes new pastor

Twin Cities arranger and composer Sanford Moore played the piano while conductor Yolande Bruce led the choir in an especially...

Updated: January 28, 2015, - 04:00 PM

Whitlock delivers a clarifying take on 'The Color Purple'

REVIEW: Could one really swoon over “The Color Purple,” the Broadway musical derived from Alice Walker’s Pulitzer Prize-winning 1982 novel and Steven Spielberg’s subsequent film? Director and choreographer Lewis Whitlock makes the answer a thrilling “Yes!”

Updated: January 27, 2015, - 08:53 AM

'Cineastas' a gleeful pleasure in Walker's Out There series

REVIEW: “Cineastas,” Mariano Pensotti's “filmic drama,” testifies to the Argentinian theater-maker's gifts.

Updated: January 23, 2015, - 03:20 PM

Southern Theater kicks off Nextflix-style program with two new plays

The Southern Theater hopes to revive itself by letting subscribers pay $18 a month to see two to four new shows — from 15 companies.

Updated: January 23, 2015, - 03:18 PM

Children's Theatre's 'Snowflake' has staying power

Words aren't needed in Gale LaJoye's inventive creation at Children's Theatre.

Updated: January 18, 2015, - 12:33 PM

Silent stage show 'Snowflake' bows at Children's Theatre

Master clown and physical comedian Gale LaJoye brings his tender, world-toured show to the theater where it was born 25 years ago.

Updated: January 15, 2015, - 02:49 PM

Scene + Heard: The Monitors social club

The Monitors, a social club of professional black men, hosts a lively holiday gathering every year. This year’s party was at the Minnesota Valley Country Club in Bloomington.

Updated: January 10, 2015, - 07:36 PM

Metaphors, dreams and violence suffuse Richard Maxwell's 'Evening'

REVIEW: With "Evening," New York-based minimalist Richard Maxwell has crafted a piece that plays with the power dynamics of archetypal characters.

Updated: January 09, 2015, - 03:32 PM

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