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

Honorable mention: Marion McClinton, theater director

2013 found Marion McClinton back in top form. He staged four contemporary plays of different styles.

Updated: December 27, 2013, - 11:20 AM

Mpls.-based Artspace carves a niche developing artists’ spaces

The nonprofit organization began with St. Paul’s Lowertown in the 1980s. Now arts organizations nationwide seek it out.

Updated: December 26, 2013, - 06:19 AM

Best of Theater, 2013: The power of one and the power of story

Solo shows, musicals, new work and adapted classics all played a role in our list of the year’s outstanding productions.

Updated: December 20, 2013, - 03:18 PM

Streamlined 'Phantom' loses none of its power

REVIEW: Strong singing leads a "reimagined" but powerful version of the hit musical.

Updated: December 19, 2013, - 01:10 PM

Mackintosh conjures a new 'Phantom of the Opera'

Producer Cameron Mackintosh talks about his new vision of the blockbuster he helped deliver 25 years ago.

Updated: December 16, 2013, - 10:18 AM

Behind the curtain: A backstage look at "The Wizard of Oz” at the Ordway

We go backstage before a performance of Andrew Lloyd Webber’s tweaking of “The Wizard of Oz” at the Ordway.

Updated: December 14, 2013, - 06:31 AM

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

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