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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.


Set amid 1980s AIDS crisis, Broadway export 'Falsettos' hits winning note in St. Paul

Set amid the AIDS crisis, this musical at the Ordway conjures a broken but lovable modern family.


With kids at the center, Children's Theatre to remember Minnesota's 1985 meatpackers strike

Part of the Children's Theatre's 2019-20 season, a new play recalls the state's momentous meatpackers strike.


Minnesota premiere of 'Actually,' a play about rape on campus, is compelling

Campus-set drama looks at issue of sex assault with the involvement of alcohol.


Park Square Theatre turns 'Antigone' into modern, relatable antiheroine

Park Square Theatre gives the Greek tragedy an ambitious all-female update.


History Theatre's jaw-dropping 'Stewardess!' humanizes fight for gender equality

History Theatre's "Stewardess!" is a jaw-dropping and heart-warming experience.


Minnesota Opera betting on a small, versatile venue in the hopping North Loop

By purchasing North Loop theater, Minnesota Opera intends to shake up its programming.


Jury: Children's Theatre found negligent, not liable in civil trial over 1983 assault

The same jury returned a $3.68 million verdict against Jason McLean, a former teacher at the school who was never criminally charged in the probe that sent theater leader John Clark Donahue to jail.


Falklands War veterans gather onstage for remarkable 'Minefield' at Walker Art Center

Walker Art Center closes its Out There series with a 95-minute work that evokes the war with testimonials, images and videos.


Minneapolis theatre casts hippie musical 'Hair' with actors age 50-plus

Theatre 55 is producing 'Hair' by actors who lived it.


'She Loves Me' is a well-told fairy tale at Artistry in Bloomington

With superb music direction and casting, Artistry's staging has plenty of romantic sweep.