written by Diana Raznovich
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Casa Matriz, a one-act play for two actresses, is the story of Bárbara's search for the perfect mother. Bárbara is turning 30, and as a (very expensive) gift to herself, she decides to hire a "substitute mother" from a very unique agency, Casa Matriz. This agency —a bizarre mothering equivalent of an escort service— specializes in delivering fully customized mothers-for-a day to their clients, who shape their ideal matriarch by filling out a form detailing their every emotional need, all the desired characteristics, and the perfect scenario. Bárbara is picky, however, so the substitute mother she hires has her work cut out for her...