Join us! “The Medfield Anthology”

For Immediate Release: Friday, May 22, 2020

 Join us! ‘The Medfield Anthology’

Zoom adaptation of a walking play based on archival research and local memories of the Medfield State Hospital

MEDFIELD – The premiere of “The Medfield Anthology,” a site-informed performance piece set at the Medfield State Hospital, will take place over Zoom at 7 p.m. on June 4, 5, and 11, 2020.

“The Medfield Anthology,” created by MAPC Artist-in-Residence Hortense Gerardo depicts the history of the institution based on archival research and interviews with residents of the Town of Medfield. Audiences will be taken on a virtual tour of the former hospital as they witness nine dramatic vignettes and movement works.

This event is part of a larger placemaking initiative at the Medfield State Hospital that is being undertaken by the Town of Medfield, the Medfield Cultural Council, and the Cultural Alliance of Medfield with technical assistance from the MAPC Arts & Culture Department. The event is free and open to the public.  

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WHAT:  The Medfield Anthology: A site-informed walking play based on archival research and interviews with people from the Town of Medfield, to be performed over Zoom. Featured performers include The Gazebo Players and Boston Dance Theater.

WHEN:  Thursday June 4, Friday June 5, and Thursday June 11: 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

WHERE: Zoom; Pre-register on Eventbrite to receive the link. Space is limited to 80 people per performance.

For more information on “The Medfield Anthology” or the Medfield State Hospital Creative Placemaking project, contact Daniel Koff at