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

Mu Performing Arts revives David Henry Hwang play 'FOB'

David Henry Hwang’s early play “FOB” looks at conflicts between American-born Asians and those who are “fresh off the boat.”

Updated: February 01, 2015, - 06:06 PM

OWN star Crystal Fox returns to Penumbra

Crystal Fox of TV's “Haves and the Have Nots” will headline “By the Way, Meet Vera Stark.”

Updated: January 30, 2015, - 04:12 PM

'Red-Eye to Havre de Grace' is a sublime operatic mashup

REVIEW: The final show in the Walker's Out There series orbits a writer's life with extraordinary invention.

Updated: January 30, 2015, - 02:41 PM

Smorgasbord of shows opens on Twin Cities stages

You can’t swing an umbrella without hitting a Playbill this weekend. Here are some of the shows opening on Twin Cities stages.

Updated: January 30, 2015, - 09:57 AM

'Motown' director to stage 'Akeelah and the Bee,' with Children’s Theatre premiere

Celebrated Broadway director Charles Randolph-Wright (“Motown the Musical”) has been tapped to stage the theater adaptation of Doug Atchison’s 2006...

Updated: January 29, 2015, - 08:57 PM

North Minneapolis congregation welcomes new pastor

Twin Cities arranger and composer Sanford Moore played the piano while conductor Yolande Bruce led the choir in an especially...

Updated: January 28, 2015, - 04:00 PM

Whitlock delivers a clarifying take on 'The Color Purple'

REVIEW: Could one really swoon over “The Color Purple,” the Broadway musical derived from Alice Walker’s Pulitzer Prize-winning 1982 novel and Steven Spielberg’s subsequent film? Director and choreographer Lewis Whitlock makes the answer a thrilling “Yes!”

Updated: January 27, 2015, - 08:53 AM

'Cineastas' a gleeful pleasure in Walker's Out There series

REVIEW: “Cineastas,” Mariano Pensotti's “filmic drama,” testifies to the Argentinian theater-maker's gifts.

Updated: January 23, 2015, - 03:20 PM

Southern Theater kicks off Nextflix-style program with two new plays

The Southern Theater hopes to revive itself by letting subscribers pay $18 a month to see two to four new shows — from 15 companies.

Updated: January 23, 2015, - 03:18 PM

Children's Theatre's 'Snowflake' has staying power

Words aren't needed in Gale LaJoye's inventive creation at Children's Theatre.

Updated: January 18, 2015, - 12:33 PM

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