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Rohan Preston has been theater critic at the Star Tribune since 1998. He led a Star Tribune team that won an Emmy for a documentary for the historic 2008 elections. He has served on the Pulitzer Prize jury for drama. Before coming to the Star Tribune, he wrote for the Chicago Tribune and the New York Times.

7 memorable lines to note from Theatre Latté Da's 'Falsettos'

The James Lapine-William Finn cult musical is about AIDS, love and newfound family.

Review: What's 'Cookin'' at Children's Theatre? Plenty of laughs, chopping and stomping

The grab bag of gags would feel right at home on "America's Got Talent."

Review: This 'Beetlejuice' is loud, brash and garish

The Broadway tour looks at death as an amusement ride of carnival fun.

Review: Jungle Theater's 'Rich Dogs' has lots of barks, no bite

Conflicted in tone, the new play doesn't know if it wants to be a romantic comedy or Chekhovian drama.

Review: Guthrie gets giddy with 'The Importance of Being Earnest'

The theater's fourth production of the Oscar Wilde classic is, well, wildly witty.

5 quirky things to know about 'Rich Dogs' at Jungle Theater

Take in the fluffy production through a dog's eyes — and see a blue and yellow world.

Broadway playwright Larissa FastHorse returns to her 'artistic home' for 2 shows

She has co-written a Minneapolis-set comedy for the Guthrie and adapted "Peter Pan" for the Ordway.

Top 10 dramas and musicals onstage to be giddy about this fall

Gov. Harold Stassen, Bob Dylan and Patti LuPone all get their moment in Twin Cities playhouses.

'Beetlejuice' movie fans will be surprised by the musical at the Orpheum

How the Broadway show, now in Minneapolis, differs from the movie.

'Cookin'' and 'Table' dish out laughs, tunes and food

The two productions launch seasons at the CTC and Sod House theaters, marrying theater and eats.