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

'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

Stage spotlight: 'A Brown Tale' at Penumbra

Penumbra Theatre kicks off its Claude Edison Purdy festival of solo shows with the premiere of James T. Alfred’s “A Brown Tale.”

Updated: September 06, 2013, - 02:37 PM

Young playwright moves to Minnesota to follow path of his idol

Young playwright Josh Wilder seeks to follow in the footsteps of his idol, August Wilson.

Updated: August 17, 2013, - 06:31 PM

Face Time: Carifest brings Caribbean to Minnesota

The 20th annual Carifest brought tropical vibes to the Mississippi riverfront in Minneapolis.

Updated: August 17, 2013, - 06:09 PM

'Last Supper' offers loads of laughs

REVIEW: “The Last (Potluck) Supper,” final installment in the “Church Basement Ladies” series, is a down-home charmer that will be resurrected in the future. Just like its siblings.

Updated: August 15, 2013, - 03:38 PM

Minnesota Fringe Festival at 20

The Minnesota Fringe Festival marks its 20th year of wild unpredictability and wonders, “Are we now the right size?”

Updated: August 01, 2013, - 02:41 PM

Stage spotlight: Circus Juventas

Circus Juventas, the St. Paul-based youth company founded in 1994, is going to “Oz” this year for its annual summer spectacular.

Updated: August 01, 2013, - 01:48 PM

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