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.


Stress making you scream? Join the club with weekly gathering at south Mpls. park

A theater artist and Macalester professor creates a ritual of release during COVID and George Floyd crucibles.


Minority Minnesota artists speak out with collection of essays

Editor's note: Influential Black members of the Minnesota arts community have joined together to “illuminate an unabashed and missing narrative” for “a historical moment of…


$1.19M estate in Eden Prairie sits on bluff with incredible views of Minnesota River

The house isn't visible from the street. All you see is the long driveway that leads to the 1.64-acre lot.


Children's Theatre will not reopen until March of next year

Live stage productions will relaunch with "Annie" and "Seedfolks."


Twin Cities improv troupe offers 'Phone a Friend' outreach to those feeling isolated

The idea occurred to writer and improviser Keren Gudeman during a jog around Lake of the Isles in Minneapolis.


Ordway president and CEO to leave for Calif. job

Jamie Grant broadened the center's programming beyond Broadway.


Can't stop watching Gov. Walz's ASL interpreter? You're not alone

Nic Zapko is drawing huzzahs for her strength and expressive interpreting of Gov. Tim Walz's news conferences during the COVID-19 and George Floyd emergencies.


After 'financially devastating' show cancellations, Guthrie Theater cuts staff by 79%

It's the latest pandemic fallout for the downtown Minneapolis theater.


The return of 'Hamilton' to Minneapolis pushed back nearly a year

Touring Broadway shows such as "Frozen," "Tootsie" and "Come From Away" have been re-scheduled in response to the coronavirus pandemic.


Facing pandemic peril, Twin Cities arts groups seek a way forward

Theater, which relies on people gathering in numbers to take in an experience, has been devastated.