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

Gender gets a gander in 'Hir,' other shows opening in Twin Cities

Shows such as “Hir,” “Girls Only” and “Other Desert Cities” open on Twin Cities stages in one frenetic weekend.

Updated: February 26, 2015, - 02:58 PM

Ordway expands its own production program with American classics

The St. Paul venue will produce three classics in a season that begins in August.

Updated: February 25, 2015, - 01:37 PM

Family saga, passion fuel new Guthrie director

Joseph Haj is nationally respected as a transformative leader with a zeal for inclusivity and knitting theater into the community.

Updated: February 22, 2015, - 06:41 AM

New Ordway Concert Hall fulfills a 30-year-old promise

Opening with a gala Feb. 28, the 1,100-seat Ordway Concert Hall fulfills a promise dating to the center’s launch 30 years ago, when money issues forced the founders to scale back their ambitions.

Updated: February 21, 2015, - 05:06 PM

Tony-winning production of 'Pippin' bows in the Twin Cities

REVIEW: "Pippin" landed Tuesday at the Orpheum Theatre in Minneapolis and is lively and refreshed, and suffused with Bob Fosse’s influence.

Updated: February 18, 2015, - 03:29 PM

'Skin Deep Sea' puts steam in a titillating steampunk fairytale

REVIEW: Though set in the past, Stanton Wood's “Skin Deep Sea” is a fairy tale that nods to reality TV.

Updated: February 16, 2015, - 03:26 PM

Review: Laughs are plentiful in Brave New Workshop's '50 Shades of Gravy'

The Brave New Workshop sends up the cultural phenom with gusto and incisive insights.

Updated: February 16, 2015, - 12:27 PM

'Wimpy Kid,' 'Akeelah' top Children's Theatre's 2015-16 season

“Diary of a Wimpy Kid” and “Akeelah and the Bee” are among shows eyed for transfers to other cities.

Updated: February 08, 2015, - 05:13 PM

Guthrie zeroes in on a replacement for Joe Dowling

The Guthrie Theater has identified a successor to Joe Dowling, who will retire June 30 after leading one of Minnesota’s cultural cornerstones for 20 years. An announcement is expected “before March.”

Updated: February 06, 2015, - 09:05 AM

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

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