Reporter | Theater

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.


Garrison Keillor cancels event at Woman's Club over 'social media' complaints

Fallout continues for former "A Prairie Home Companion" host, who was dropped by MPR in 2017.


8 movies and plays to get you in the mood for love this Valentine's Day

Whether you're paired up, poly-ed up or single, these plays and movies are a great way to prime an evening of romance.


'Genius' Claudia Rankine shuffles a stacked deck with 'The White Card'

"Genius" playwright Claudia Rankine plumbs America's sensitive seams in "The White Card," making its regional premiere at Penumbra.


Tropical-themed theater in the Twin Cities offers more than escape

Stage shows steeped in the humidity and magic of tropical worlds also teem with deeper issues.


Artistry's 'Bridges' delivers in subtle, beautiful tones

Review: Musical version of "The Bridges of Madison County" soars on lead's voice.


St. Paul's Park Square Theatre cuts job of artistic director

Facing funding shortfalls, the St. Paul theater eliminated a key position.


'Bob Marley's Three Little Birds' makes regional debut at Children's Theatre

A Bob Marley-infused "reggae fairy tale" makes its regional debut at Children's Theatre.


Lighting designer Michael Wangen dies at 65

The self-taught lighting designer worked on productions in the Twin Cities and at playhouses across the country.


Regional premiere of Heather Raffo's 'Noura' paints surrealist picture at the Guthrie

Review: "Noura" dramatizes an immigrant's soul struggle.


Theater Latté Da offers up a poetic, powerful 'Bernarda Alba'

The regional premiere of "Bernarda Alba" is potent and poetic at Theater Latté Da.