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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.

Power couple Penny and Bill George believe in doing 'a force of good in the world'

The Minnesota philanthropists talk about love, leadership and finding their deep purpose.

The many faces of Betty Crocker are unveiled in History Theatre's 'I Am Betty'

The musical charts the journey taken by women who were influenced and inspired by the first lady of the kitchen.

Review: A more festive 'Christmas Carol' lights up the Guthrie stage

The production's music and laughter amplify the spirit of the season.

'A Christmas Carol' breaks surprising new theater ground at the Guthrie

The holiday classic marks the solo directing debut of new mother Addie Gorlin-Han.

Review: Broadway's 'Company' offers 'Bachelorette,' 'Sex and the City' updates to Sondheim classic

The Tony-winning production feels more relevant than the 1970 original.

Review: CTC's 'How the Grinch Stole Christmas' steals hearts with TV-esque staging

Director Peter Brosius achieves longheld dreams with his farewell production of the holiday classic.

Patti LuPone is 'done with Broadway but not giving up on theater'

The actor, who won a Tony for "Company," will belt out famous numbers on the Ordway stage.

Outgoing CTC director Peter Brosius on making 'How the Grinch Stole Christmas' a holiday tradition

The departing Children's Theatre Company artistic director on the Dr. Seuss classic: "Every time I come back to it, it's like opening a box of candies."

Minnesota-raised 'Walking Dead' actor Erik Jensen battles stage 4 cancer

The Detroit Lakes native filmed the indie "Rebel Girl" in his home state this summer.

'Say All the Truth'? Moliere's 'Misanthrope' finally gets Moving Company treatment

The deconstruction and reconstruction of the classic opens Friday at the Jungle Theater.