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Rohan Preston covers theater for the Star Tribune.

Preston spent his childhood in Jamaica and adolescence in New York before earning an English degree at Yale. He has served on the Pulitzer Prize jury for drama. He has been a Star Tribune theater critic since 1998.


Percy Jackson musical at St. Paul's Ordway offers more thunder than light

The Percy Jackson musical "Lightning Thief" lacks heart.


Theater Mu hires leadership coach, ex-journalist to 'reunite' company

Lily Tung Crystal arrives from the Bay Area, where she helped launch another Asian-American theater company.


CTC apologizes for seeking court costs from sex abuse victim

"Last week we failed in our commitment to be empathetic and respectful in our handling of our legal obligation," Children's Theatre Company artistic director Peter Brosius said.


Theater Latté Da plays with memory, romance with 'To Let Go and Fall'

Theater Latté Da's "To Let Go and Fall" tracks a same-sex romance at varying life stages.


Broadway's socially awkward 'Dear Evan Hansen' charms Twin Cities audiences

Review: The show brings a light touch to heavy subject matter, including social anxiety and suicide.


Meet the Minnesotans who helped bankroll Broadway's hottest new musical

These Twin Citians theater lovers invested in the hit "Hadestown."


Theatergoers feel 'Caught' between truth, reality with sly play at the Guthrie

Full Circle Theater stages Christopher Chen's high-concept, highly provocative play.


Pillsbury House Theatre's 'Blood Knot' is a gnarly Apartheid-era play on race

A new production features masterful performances, even as the apartheid-era script shows the drama's shortcomings.


Grumble Theater asks patrons to see very first show 'solely as a woman'

A promising new company asks viewers to take a feminine perspective on its first show.


Mixed Blood Theatre's epic 'Autonomy' takes hard-driving look at future of cars

Mixed Blood Theatre parks its ambitious "Autonomy" at Xcel Energy Center.