References to Salvador Dali Make Me Hot
by Texas State University

Jan. 31 - Feb. 03
Thursday-Sunday

Set in the desert of Barstow, California, where Gabriela, the wife of career soldier Benito, dives into a surreal fantasy world during her husband’s prolonged absences and imagines the mating rituals between a coyote and a cat.

CHARACTERS & SETTING

  • MOON, the moon in the sky,
  • GABRIELA’s friend (can double as BENITO)
  • COYOTE, a wild one
  • CAT, a fat one, GABRIELA’s pet
  • MARTIN, a Latino of fourteen, GABRIELA’s neighbor
  • GABRIELA, a Latina, late twenties, an Army housewife
  • BENITO, a Latino, early thirties, GABRIELA’s husband, a soldier

Time: Shortly after the Persian Gulf War Place: Barstow, California

A NOTE ON NUDITY & SEXUAL THEMES

References to Salvador Dali Make Me Hot deals heavily with themes of sex, intimacy, and lust; this is present in both the heavy adult language, as well as in the action of the play. 

Directed by Alex Rodriguez.


References to Salvador Dali Make Me Hot
by José Rivera
Texas State University

Thursday-Sunday,
January 31 - February 03, 2019
PSH Foundation studio theatre, Texas State University
430 Moon Street
Theatre Department Building
San Marcos, TX, 78666