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

Children's Theatre lineup includes 3 musicals

The Children’s Theatre will stage three musicals next season, including “Busytown the Musical,” adapted from Richard Scarry’s 1960s children’s books, and the company’s first production of the Broadway musical “Peter Pan.”

Updated: February 14, 2014, - 09:09 AM

Torch Theatre play inspired by 1933 Hamm kidnapping

A new play by John Middleton at Torch Theatre is inspired by old movies and the Hamm kidnapping in St. Paul.

Updated: February 13, 2014, - 02:50 PM

Love comes and goes in 'Last Five Years'

REVIEW: Matt Rein is reason enough to catch this small-scale musical romance from the Minnesota Jewish Theatre Company.

Updated: February 11, 2014, - 02:52 PM

Rennie Harris brings hip-hop dance to Ordway Center

Choreographer Rennie Harris says the explosive movements of his dancers have spiritual and philosophical meaning.

Updated: February 04, 2014, - 01:50 PM

Illusion Theater offers one for the imagination with 'Ash Land'

REVIEW: Transatlantic Love Affair resets “Cinderella” in the Dust Bowl using nothing but their bodies for props and sets.

Updated: February 03, 2014, - 11:25 AM

'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

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