TCAN Players Board

Faye Harrington, Chair
Faye has been active in theater since high school and college, at the University of Minnesota, and was instrumental in the formation of the TCAN Players. In addition to producing, directing and acting in many of the TCAN Players shows, Faye has worked with the Hovey Players, Medway Players and Sudbury Savoyards. She lives in Framingham with her husband Rob.

Chris Erath
Chris has appeared on the TCAN stage in The Foreigner, Nobody's Perfect, Wait Until Dark, Run for Your Wife, The Unexpected Guest, Funny Money,Improbable Fiction and Sherlock Holmes: The Final Adventure, as well as over 50 theatrical productions in various spots on the east coast. He resides in Framingham with his wife Kellianne, with whom he produced Arsenic & Old Lace, and their two daughters, Alexandra and Pokey.

Tom Powers, Technical Director
Tom Powers joined the TCAN Players' Board in 2012 to take on the role of Technical Director. At that point, Tom had already designed and built seven sets for Players' productions, including two that garnered EMACT DASH nominations for Best Set Design for a Play. Tom has been active in community theater since the mid-1980s, mostly with the Sudbury Savoyards, where he had roles from transportation driver to Chairman of the Board. Tom has also designed and built sets for the Savoyards, Acme Theater, Hovey Players, and Opera del West. He has acted for the Savoyards, Acme, Present Players, and had one small role with the TCAN Players where he got to brandish a gun. He was assistant director for the Players' Sherlock Holmes: The Final Adventure, directed Improbable Fiction, and has directed several short plays for Acme. Tom resides in Sudbury with his theatrically inclined (and tolerant) wife, Nancy.

Margaret Umbsen
Margaret came to the TCAN Players in late 2008. Since joining the group she has stage managed the majority of the shows on which she’s worked, and has produced, assistant directed (Doubt) and directed (Stop Kiss). In the course of over 15 years in music and theater, locally and around the northeast, she has worked with Hovey Players, Stanley B. Theatre and Theatre Cooperative, and at Sanders Theater and the Regent Theater.

Gail Weston-Roberts
Gail Weston-Roberts has served on the TCAN Players Board since 2004, co-producing, set-designing, set-dressing, directing and costuming. Gail learned to love theater while on Oberlin College’s London Semester, where she studied Victorian literature and arts--and was obliged to attend London plays several nights a week! She performed in Gilbert & Sullivan operettas and studied voice while at Oberlin, studied acting at the Piven Workshop in Evanston, IL, and Improvisation here at TCAN. Gail co-hosted TCAN’s “Speakeasy Open Mic” and writes. Gail and her very tolerant family live in Central Natick.

David Ross
David Ross joined the TCAN Players Board in January 2017 but has worked as a Stage Manager, Choreographer and Producer on several TCAN productions since 2014. David studied Theater at Salem State University and holds such acting credits as: Angel in RENT and Donkey in Shrek. He has also worked with The Company Theater and the Repertory Dance Theater, among others. David was a 2016 DASH Nominee for Best Stage Manager for the production of Table Manners at TCAN. When not at the theater, David works at Digital Federal Credit Union.