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Rohan 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.


Brave New Workshop's 'Guardians of the Fallacy' takes aim at Trumpworld

REVIEW: Its latest sketch-comedy revue aims zingers at Washington.


African 'Purple Rain' kicks off a globe-spanning season at Walker Art Center

Performing-arts lineup for 2017-18 features artists from four continents.


Blackout Improv troupe shows sparks of genius in New Griots Festival at Guthrie

The 10-day event reflects a renaissance of talented young black performers.


Girl Friday Productions does admirable job with simplistic 1936 play 'Idiot's Delight'

REVIEW: Reviewing a 1986 revival of "Idiot's Delight," New York Times critic Frank Rich called the play a "clumsy" "theatrical antique." It hasn't gotten better.


Every two years she puts on a big show – meet Twin Cities theater impresario Kirby Bennett

That's how often Kirby Bennett puts on a big show. This summer she unearths the 1930s classic "Idiot's Delight."


Guthrie Theater's 'Sunday in the Park' is an elegant stroll with art and heart

Review: Sondheim musical "Sunday in the Park With George" is a beaut at the Guthrie.


Faces on Minnesota stages are becoming more diverse — but hardly 'colorblind'

Actors on Twin Cities stages increasingly reflect the diversity of their audiences. But they're hardly "colorblind."


NY stars of Guthrie's 'Sunday in the Park' make a home in Twin Cities

Two N.Y. actors make a temporary home here to play "Sunday in the Park With George."


'An American in Paris' offers old-fashioned charms at Ordway

REVIEW: Fueled by graceful dance and Gershwin melodies, the stage reincarnation of the Gene Kelly musical is a vehicle for romance.


Minnesota rocker Chris Koza takes it to the next stage with Jungle Theater musical

Acclaimed singer-songwriter makes his Twin Cities theater debut in the Jungle musical "Fly by Night."