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

Charming 'Charlotte's Web' shows heart, humanity at CTC

REVIEW: Animals shine in Children’s Theatre first-ever production of “Charlotte’s Web.”

Updated: September 23, 2013, - 04:28 PM

Tony-winning director Diane Paulus goes to the circus with 'Amaluna'

As “Amaluna” brings a woman-centric Cirque show to a tent at the Mall of America, Tony-winning director Diane Paulus talks about what drew her to the wordless work.

Updated: September 21, 2013, - 06:09 PM

'Wicked' takes shaky flight in Minneapolis return

REVIEW: “Wicked” is still richly entertaining, but Thursday’s opening-night performance at the Orpheum Theatre in Minneapolis was not as fully electric as in engagements past.

Updated: September 20, 2013, - 11:15 AM

Obituary: Hiram Titus was a theatrical music man

Twin Cities-based composer and pianist Hiram Titus lived mostly in his imagination.“His tire may need air and his oil may...

Updated: September 17, 2013, - 07:54 PM

Theater: Billy Crystal, 'Charlotte's Web,' 'Fiddler'

Before he opens on Broadway with his one-man autobiographical show "700 Sundays," Billy Crystal makes a tune-up stop in Minneapolis. Plus more fall theater.

Updated: September 13, 2013, - 03:15 PM

TV celebrity John Davidson on stage as the Wizard in 'Wicked'

John Davidson, best known as the telegenic game-show host, is on stage as the Wizard in “Wicked.”

Updated: September 13, 2013, - 03:07 PM

'A Brown Tale' finds humor in the 'hood

REVIEW: James T. Alfred recounts his inner-city childhood in a solo show that brims with laughs and insight.

Updated: September 13, 2013, - 12:10 PM

'A Brown Tale' premieres at Penumbra Theatre

Penumbra Theatre festival showcases two solo works. In one, a poor child makes good. In another, a young Jamaican leaves her country behind for America.

Updated: September 12, 2013, - 03:10 PM

‘Miss Saigon’ critics call the musical hurtful

Theaters keep booking “Miss Saigon,” and protesters keep raising objections. That scenario is likely to be repeated when the touring show opens a one-week engagement on Oct. 8 at St. Paul’s Ordway Center.

Updated: September 10, 2013, - 11:02 AM

Jungle opens fall season with tempestuous 'Fool for Love'

REVIEW: Sam Shepard’s Eddie and May battle it out in a dingy desert motel room in a riveting production at the Jungle.

Updated: September 09, 2013, - 11:06 AM

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