References to Salvador Dali Make Me Hot
by Texas State University
Jan. 31 - Feb. 03
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.
January 31 - February 03, 2019
430 Moon Street
Theatre Department Building
San Marcos, TX, 78666