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

Black playwrights, directors and actors cropped up on stages all over this spring.

Black playwrights, directors and actors cropped up on stages all over this spring. Temporary coincidence, or sea change?

Updated: April 04, 2014, - 06:15 PM

From ‘The Mountaintop’ to the promised land

REVIEW: A visitor pokes and prods the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. to re-examine the contradictions in his life.

Updated: April 02, 2014, - 12:14 PM

Tony-winning musical 'Once' opens Tuesday at Orpheum

Playwright Enda Walsh did the book for the stage adaptation of John Carney’s 2006 Dublin-set romance about an Irish busker and a Czech flower girl.

Updated: March 28, 2014, - 12:56 PM

Katori Hall's 'Mountaintop' opens at Guthrie

“The Mountaintop” shows a warts-and-all Martin Luther King just before his death.

Updated: March 27, 2014, - 03:20 PM

'Porgy and Bess' at Ordway soars on powerful voices

REVIEW: With its glorious voices, its evocative design and choreography, and Diane Paulus’ deft direction, “The Gershwins’ Porgy and Bess” is a triumph.

Updated: March 26, 2014, - 11:11 AM

Abe Lincoln meets Uncle Tom at the Guthrie

REVIEW: Steve Hendrickson delivers a sterling performance as Lincoln in “Abe Lincoln and Uncle Tom in the White House,” Carlyle Brown’s meaty and ingenious one-act at the Guthrie Theater.

Updated: March 24, 2014, - 12:13 PM

'Porgy and Bess' tour stops at Ordway

Consistently controversial, a revival of “The Gershwins’ Porgy and Bess” takes center stage at Ordway Center.

Updated: March 22, 2014, - 03:35 PM

'Lonely Soldiers' gets combustible staging at History Theatre

REVIEW: Helen Benedict's play about women soldiers in Iraq gets a combustible staging by Austene Van at History Theatre.

Updated: March 18, 2014, - 03:43 PM

'Scarecrow' enchants at Children’s Theatre Company

REVIEW: The stage adaptation of Philip Pullman's book “The Scarecrow and His Servant” soars on a strong cast and story.

Updated: March 17, 2014, - 07:00 PM

Brandon Brooks, 16, rises at the Children's Theatre

Brandon Brooks has won big parts at Children’s Theatre with his dedication, zeal and great memory.

Updated: March 15, 2014, - 05:25 PM

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