Act I* Don Jose paces, expecting the birth of his first child. He desperately wants a son. * The Midwife rushes in to congratulate him on the birth of a brand new baby girl. * Don Jose is disgusted and walks off to get drunk. * A chorus of four Beautiful Senoritas enters, singing a song. * Maria La O, one of the Beautiful Senoritas, retires to her dressing room, removing her makeup. * She makes only forty extra dollars a week for her singing and dancing, but she needs the money. * The Beauty Queen enters, saying she is off to yet another beauty contest. * She has amassed numerous small titles and is sure that one day she will become a movie star. * Maria La O decides to join her. * The Girl enters Maria La O's dressing room and plays with the makeup. * The Midwife appears and reminds Maria La O not to...
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