"Why, madam, you've never been in bed this blessed night," burst out Tantripp, looking first at the bed and then at Dorothea's face, which in spite of bathing had the pale cheeks and pink eyelids of a mater dolorosa
. "You'll kill yourself, you will .
Directed by Jenny Jamora and written by Peter Zaragoza Mayshle (who has extended his original, one-act staged reading to a three-hour affair), the play is a multigenerational narrative about Filipino women under oppressive rule, and in the shadow of the image of the Virgin Mary as Mater Dolorosa
. This intersection of religion, suffering and feminine identity is undoubtedly fertile ground for drama.
Carlito and Eva, parents of Carl Angelo Arnaiz, together with his sister, Camille weep during the mass at the Mater Dolorosa
in West Rembo, Makati before his burial, Tuesday afternoon.
My favorites were the floats of Simon the Cyrenian helping Jesus carry the cross and the Mater Dolorosa
In Maalaala Mo Kaya, Rosa Mia essays one of her favorite rolesA-the Mater Dolorosa
. She goes blind, is operated on courtesy of the money of the woman who seduces her son, and is battered by the same rich woman played with such evil aplomb by Plata.
Handel, Vivo from Watermusic; Lascia chi'o pianga from Rinaldo; Pergolesi, Stabat Mater dolorosa
; Dvorak, Largo from Symphony No.
A case in point in this respect in his take on Stabat Mater, with the introductory, philosophical part Stabat Mater dolorosa
, Fac, ut ardeat cor meum, and the sanguine final Quando corpus morietur sounding majestically grand, forming a seemingly unceasing torrent of music.
We have probably not missed much by the non-realisation of Romney's sketches for a Mater dolorosa
above the high altar, noble though one of them is.
London dealership Daniel Katz recently sold a half-size Mater Dolorosa
bust by de Mena, complete with crystal tears, to the Fitzwilliam Museum in Cambridge.
And though the music may be original, the lyrics are an exact replication of those in the 'Stabat Mater Dolorosa
', a hymn that meditates on the suffering of Virgin Mary during Christ's crucifixion.