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

'Les Misérables' still packs a punch

“Les Misérables,” on a Minneapolis stop that opened Tuesday, makes it plain why it has had such staying power. But sometimes shows become so successful, they veer toward self-parody. “Les Miz” is not there but you can see it creeping in that direction.

Updated: July 31, 2013, - 12:28 PM

"If You Give a Mouse a Cookie” offers treats at Children's Theatre

“If You Give a Mouse a Cookie,” you will have to deal with a mischief-making rodent.

Updated: July 18, 2013, - 06:05 PM

Brave New Workshop's 55th-anniversary show opens in Minneapolis

The Brave New Workshop jokesters show staying power in a revue that sends up relationships, racism, abortion and Michele Bachmann.

Updated: July 18, 2013, - 06:04 PM

Illusion Theater brings something new with Fresh Ink

At early ages, the arts offered freedom and home to performers in this year’s Fresh Ink series.

Updated: July 11, 2013, - 03:29 PM

Guthrie announces more shows for its Dowling Studio

Sun Mee Chomet and Carlyle Brown are among those who will be featured in performances at the Dowling Studio.

Updated: July 02, 2013, - 10:32 AM

The year so far in theater

The first half of 2013 was strong in one-person shows, mashups, musicals, contemporary comedy and a history play.

Updated: June 28, 2013, - 03:05 PM

Work on new concert hall to get started at Ordway

The venue, with a construction budget of $40 million, will be the primary home of the St. Paul Chamber Orchestra.

Updated: June 18, 2013, - 11:49 PM

June 16, 2013: Seven stages of Guthrie Theater at 50

In the 50 years since it opened, the Guthrie Theater has been reinvented in ways large and small by its seven artistic directors. Here's a look at their legacies.

Updated: June 18, 2013, - 08:33 AM

‘War Horse’ trots out a spectacle at Orpheum

REVIEW: If theater is a conspiracy of imagination between actors and audience, one of this season’s deepest collusions happens with “War Horse,” the Tony winner that opened Wednesday at Minneapolis’ Orpheum Theatre.

Updated: June 14, 2013, - 10:43 AM

Police horses meet 'War Horse' at Orpheum

It looks like a horse and walks like a horse but it sure doesn’t smell like one. On Wednesday, Kristo,...

Updated: June 12, 2013, - 04:03 PM

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