The Northerner

Theatre student welcomed pandemic as opportunity for self discovery

Je'Shaun Jackson wears a yellow shirt with a black romper over it. He's carrying theatre playbills and smiling.
October 27, 2020

When the COVID-19 pandemic started in March, junior musical theatre major Je’Shaun Jackson believed that it was the best thing to happen for him as a performing artist. Despite the circumstances being...

Spring Theatre Preview

Spring Theatre Preview
February 19, 2020

The theatre is meant to be a reflection of society. Good theater makes us laugh, cry or shout—but above all, it makes us think about the world we live in. NKU's School of the Arts comes together to...

Henry play ’26 Pebbles’ reflects on Sandy Hook

Some cast members rehearsing a scene in 26 Pebbles.
February 19, 2020

“26 Pebbles,” a play about the aftermath of the Sandy Hook shooting, will run in the Henry Konstantinow Theater from Feb. 24 - 26. On Dec. 14, 2012, 20-year-old Adam Lanza entered Sandy Hook...

‘Big Fish’ lead explores where NKU path takes him

Newton in Shrek performing
October 4, 2018

When Collin Newton was a kid, his grandfather told him he caught a leprechaun under a bridge near his house and that the leprechaun had to give him a gold coin to be set free. His grandfather would pull...

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