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

Penumbra gets to the essence of 'Black Nativity'

REVIEW: Over the years, Penumbra Theatre has tweaked and reworked “Black Nativity.” Now, it has gone back to the original and distilled the story to its narrative and musical essences.

Updated: December 13, 2013, - 02:51 PM

Andrew Lloyd Webber's 'Oz' opens at St. Paul's Ordway

REVIEW: Andrew Lloyd Webber's adaptation of the Judy Garland film sweeps a viewer into its mysterious world like the tornado that spirits Dorothy from Kansas to Oz.

Updated: December 09, 2013, - 02:36 PM

Queen songs ill-served in 'We Will Rock You'

REVIEW: The musical “We Will Rock You” winds a thin story around the British band Queen's hits.

Updated: November 20, 2013, - 11:33 AM

Chanhassen Dinner Theatres owners buy land

Michael Brindisi group “secures the future” of the multi-theater complex by purchasing its four-acre site.

Updated: November 15, 2013, - 10:21 PM

'We Will Rock You' opens in Minneapolis

A hit in London, “We Will Rock You” features two dozen hit songs and a story set in a despotic future.

Updated: November 15, 2013, - 02:38 PM

Traci Allen takes on Cinderella for Children's Theatre

Traci Allen, who stars in “Cinderella” at CTC, doesn’t allow her doubt to overtake her drive.

Updated: November 14, 2013, - 05:04 PM

Obituary: John B. Davidson, theater co-founder and playwright

John Burton Davidson, a co-founder of Children’s Theatre Company who later became known as a playwright, died Nov. 5, in...

Updated: November 13, 2013, - 08:09 PM

Dave Chappelle opens a five-night stand in Minneapolis

Though his performance sagged in the material, the comedian proved himself a master of timing -- and truth-telling -- at First Avenue Monday night.

Updated: November 12, 2013, - 11:23 AM

'Skiing on Broken Glass' at the Guthrie

REVIEW: A middle-aged writer shelters a homeless male prostitute in a play by David Goldstein.

Updated: November 07, 2013, - 09:58 AM

Theater spotlight: 'Skiing on Broken Glass' at the Guthrie

A version of David Goldstein’s “Skiing on Broken Glass” opened to kudos in the 2010 Fringe Festival, but the drama has been rewritten so extensively that this production qualifies as a premiere.

Updated: October 25, 2013, - 02:41 PM

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