Synopsis of Path of Marigolds
The play is set on the eve of El Dia de Los Muertos. Ariana has invited
her friend Consuelo over for dinner. The table is set for 5 people and
Consuelo wonders why. Ariana explains about her imaginary guests who
just happen to be dead, Marilyn Monroe, Frida Kahlo, and Sor Juana Ines
de la Cruz. Ariana is separated from an abusive, alcoholic husband and
is debating whether to get the divorce or give him another chance. The
spirits come to help Ariana with her problem.