Joshua Kryah was born and raised in St. Louis, Missouri. He holds an MFA from the Iowa Writers' Workshop and a PhD from the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, where he was a Schaeffer Fellow in poetry. He is the author of We Are Starved (2011) and Glean (2007). His poems have appeared in American Poetry Review, Denver Quarterly, The Iowa Review, Ploughshares, and Shenandoah, among other journals. He teaches at UNLV where he is the poetry editor of Witness.
LC Theatre Department production of the musical The Pajama Game.
Workers in the Sleep-Tite Pajama Factory have requested a 7 1/2 cent raise. Things get complicated when the factory hires a new superintendent to deal with the demands, and love blossoms between the head of the grievance committee and the new superintendent. Song highlights include Hey There, Steam Heat, and Hernando's Hideaway.
Feb. 28, March 1, and March 2, 7:30 p.m.; March 3, 2 p.m.
Special guest Carlos Alemán will speak about his native Cuba and will sing three arias of Cuban opera. Advanced Spanish students will recite original poetry. Presentations will be in Spanish.
Free and open to the public.