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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.


What needs to change on the Minnesota arts scene? Artists and leaders weigh in

We posed this question to a variety of Twin Cities movers and makers. We also asked them: What has changed for the better on the…


What's it like to die? Frank Theatre stages two Caryl Churchill one-acts

Frank Theatre stages two Caryl Churchill one-acts that wrestle with the grim oblivion that awaits us all.


Artistry's 'Our Town' nods to the weirdness afoot

A revival of Thornton Wilder's "Our Town" shows that it's a carpe diem ancestor to the Netflix series "Stranger Things."


Sting will be an Englishman in St. Paul when 'The Last Ship' plays the Ordway

The singer-songwriter was all charm at the Ordway as he previewed "The Last Ship," which he will headline in April.


Longtime Guthrie dramaturg Michael Lupu, who shaped shows for decades, dies at 89

A giant in the field, he was internationally recognized in a role that often goes unnoticed.


One of the Twin Cities' finest actors gave up the stage for a new life in medicine

Lee Mark Nelson gave up a career as a leading man of the stage for a new life in medicine.


'90s musical 'Smokey Joe's Cafe' rises again at St Paul's Ordway Center

"Smokey Joe's Cafe" bows Tuesday at the Ordway with a cast of Twin Cities singers the creative team describes as "spectacular."


Vomit, panties, teeth: Theater house managers handle all kinds of issues

The good, the bad and the downright weird: The life of a theater house manager.


Theater Mu's 'Hot Asian Doctor Husband' premieres with deadpan wit

"Hot Asian Doctor Husband," full of profanity and sharp wit, has its buzzy premiere at Mixed Blood.


After Facebook rant, Twin Cities morning-show DJ Brian Oake is out at the Current

No reason was given for his departure, but he had posted an angry message after getting kicked out of a concert.