Artist FAQ

Where can I park?

Artists may park vehicles in our parking lot, directly adjacent to the brick firehouse venue. There is a green load-in door that leads directly to the stage.

Can you accommodate full-size tour buses?

Yes, but full-size tour buses must be advanced with Theatre Operations Manager Erin Basile at 508-647-0097 x.207. Buses would be parked on Summer St. in front of the venue, or in TCAN’s parking lot.

Can you recommend an area hotel?

The Verve: Natick Crowne Plaza

508-653-8800

What time are doors?

Doors typically open at 7:30 pm for the majority of our evening performances.

What time can I load-in?

Our standard load-in time is 5 pm. If you want to arrive earlier, please advance with Erin Basile at 508-647-0097 x.207

What is the capacity of the venue?

270 reserved seating
350 standing

Do you have a dressing room?

We have one dressing room with private bathroom, couch, table, mirror, refrigerator, and Wi-Fi access.

Do you have shower facilities?

No.

Can we bring in outside sound/PA equipment ?

Any external outboard gear, sound consoles, monitor boards, etc., must be approved in advance by TCAN house engineer Joe Idzal at joeidzal@natickarts.org.

Can we bring in our own lighting equipment?

We rarely allow outside lighting instruments into the venue. If you have a specific request, please advance your request with Erin Basile.

Do you allow haze machines?

No.

What is the size of the stage?

Our stage size is 25ft long by 12ft.

Do you have a piano?

We have a Yamaha C7 grand piano on-stage.

Can you move the piano off-stage?

No. The piano must remain on stage. See Tech Specs for further info.

What kind of sound system do you have?

Please see our Tech Specs for complete information on our sound system.

Does the venue own any backline?

We have a GK 210 bass amp and a Fender Twin Reverb guitar amp.  In addition, Ampeg SVT 410HLF 500W bass amp + Ampeg SVT-CL 300W head; and a Yamaha Motif XF8 88-key Synthesizer Workstation

Are there restaurants near the venue?

Yes, there are a number of fine restaurants within walking distance of the venue. See the Dining Guide page for more information.