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

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

'Allege' at Walker asks, 'What does it all mean?'

REVIEW: “Allege” is a slight bit of physical humor that aims for a deeper psychological meaning.

Updated: January 24, 2014, - 03:41 PM

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