Reporter | Theater

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.


Tony Awards are back, and so is a Twin Cities theater fanatic's mission

Kitty Fahey is hoping to snag tickets to the Broadway ceremony like she has in past years.


'Animate' offers buzzy spectacle and primal charisma at St. Paul's Como Zoo

Mixed Blood Theatre's new play tackles hot-button issues against the backdrop of animal exhibits.


Costars for Mixed Blood founder's last show include zoo animals, helicopter

Jack Reuler's "Animate" takes place at Como Zoo in St. Paul.


5 upcycled shipping containers make one $280K house in Minneapolis

Builder David Schiller hopes this is just the beginning for the affordable, eco-friendly structures.


Minnesota playhouses are reopening with a mix of classics and new shows this fall

Twin Cities theater companies are knocking wood, hoping that their comeback seasons this fall will stick.


10 biggest stage productions to hit the Twin Cities this fall

'What to Send Up When It Goes Down'Signe Harriday started her role as artistic director of Pillsbury House Theatre by staging Aleshea Harris' play in…


Welcome to Rootsprings, a retreat for thinkers, zen seekers and theater-makers

Rootsprings features a farm, eco trails, a spring-fed lake and cottages for overnight stays.


Artful $1.125 million Minneapolis house offers breathtaking downtown views

Lowry Hill home built by Garth Rockcastle in the mid-1990s features design elements by notable artists.


Ordway hires trailblazing 'connector' as its next leader

Detroit native Christopher Harrington is the new president and CEO.


Reopened Guthrie Theater building sets the stage for selfies, killer views

The building, open to the public since July, has been drawing a steady stream of architecture and selfie enthusiasts.