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

'Emmett Till' celebrates living spirit of historic figure

“The Ballad of Emmett Till” celebrates a black teen killed in the South in the 1950s.

Updated: February 01, 2014, - 03:50 PM

Chilean actors document life under Pinochet in 'Year I Was Born'

REVIEW: The 26th edition of Walker Art Center’s experimental Out There series is ending on a strong note with Lola Arias’ “The Year I Was Born.”

Updated: January 31, 2014, - 11:32 AM

Writers win grants for plays set to debut in Twin Cities

Lynn Nottage and Tracey Scott Wilson each won $50,000 from Chicago's Joyce Foundation to develop new plays that will premiere in the Twin Cities.

Updated: January 29, 2014, - 08:43 PM

Sterling star makes for a gorgeous 'Evita'

REVIEW: A revival of “Evita” at Minneapolis' Orpheum Theatre puts the show's morally complex star at center stage.

Updated: January 29, 2014, - 11:54 AM

'Evita' opens at Minneapolis' Orpheum Theatre

Long before Diana became the people’s princess and Imelda Marcos captured the attention of her nation, there was Eva Perón, a poor villager and onetime actress who rose to become Argentina’s powerful first lady.

Updated: January 24, 2014, - 03:42 PM

'Allege' at Walker asks, 'What does it all mean?'

REVIEW: “Allege” is a slight bit of physical humor that aims for a deeper psychological meaning.

Updated: January 24, 2014, - 03:41 PM

'Mormon,' 'Kinky Boots,' 'Motown' coming to Minneapolis

The Hennepin Theatre Trust's 2014-2015 Broadway season also includes revivals of "Pippin,'" "Jersey Boys," "Irving Berlin's White Christmas" and "Dirty Dancing."

Updated: January 22, 2014, - 02:51 PM

Onstage spotlight: 'The Very Hungry Caterpillar and Other Eric Carle Favorites'

A trio of delightful children’s books by writer and illustrator Eric Carle comes to the Children’s Theatre.

Updated: January 16, 2014, - 01:49 PM

Guthrie Theater furloughs most of its full-time employees for a week

Involuntary time off affects the majority of the theater’s full-time employees for the month of January.

Updated: January 14, 2014, - 08:22 PM

Sarah Bellamy will take over at Penumbra Theatre

The torch is being passed at the nation’s largest African-American theater company. Sarah Bellamy, daughter of founder Lou Bellamy, has been promoted to co-artistic director of Penumbra Theatre.

Updated: January 14, 2014, - 08:58 AM

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