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Center for Arts in Natick (TCAN)

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Address: 14 Summer St, Natick, MA 01760-4500
Phone Number: +1 508-647-0097
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Located in a historic firehouse in the heart of Natick Center Cultural...

Located in a historic firehouse in the heart of Natick Center Cultural District, TCAN is the MetroWest region's premier performing arts organization. National touring acts have included Don McLean, The Smithereens, Vanilla Fudge, Shawn Colvin, Paula Poundstone and many others. A variety of classes, family programs, community theater and art exhibitions attract over 20,000 attendees annually.

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An excellent venue for all kinds of entertainment

We just saw George Winston play a solo piano concert; we have been several other times for a play, other live performances. A renovated firehouse with a very manageable sized... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 5 weeks ago
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Holliston, MA
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Holliston, MA
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We just saw George Winston play a solo piano concert; we have been several other times for a play, other live performances. A renovated firehouse with a very manageable sized audience-very intimate. There are no bad seats!

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Cumberland, Rhode Island
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2016

Went to see Asleep at the Wheel with friends. The Texas swing band was great, however, the venue which was close and intimate with great acoustics contributed greatly to our enjoyment. TCAN is located in an old firehouse with lots of character. We will certainly return.

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Natick, Massachusetts
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016

A definite must for all live music lovers. I am a member so get money off tickets and kept up to date with shows. Have seen everything from Musicals, plays, comedians and all great fun night out.

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Natick, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 September 2016

A Natick treasure in a great old firehouse...lots of great musicians, Art shows, social events, and more ticketed seating, refreshments, sometimes wine or beer,light snacks..Donations and volunteers make this more special!

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Boston, MA
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

This a great place to see a show, intimate & up close for the solo performer. All seats were close to the stage, so you didn't feel far away! Seats were comfortable as well!

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Thank rueb
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

Great series of concerts in an intimate setting. Good value and great variety of entertainment. Staffed by mostly volunteers, the venue boasts a wide range of nationally known talent as well at internationally renowned.

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Thank Ellen A
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

Over the years I have seen several performances at the TCAN; theatrical productions, musical groups, and renowned solo vocalists. Each experience was amazing! I grew up in Natick and remember when the building was the location of our local fire department. I love the way the integrity of the building has been maintained, yet at the same time has been... More 

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Natick, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

i wish more people too advantage of the programming at TCAN. we have seen great concerts there. all the seats are good.

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Boston
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 June 2016

200 seat theater with no bad seats. See national acts up close and personal. I have seen so many shows here it is difficult to list. Smithereens, The Fixx, The Proclaimers, Christopher Cross, Lucy Kaplansky, The Motels, Stanley Clarke, Billy Cobram, Pousette Dart, Jon Butcher, Johnny A, California Transit Authority, local musicians, Jimmy Tingle, theater plays, the list goes on.... More 

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Boston
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 June 2016

Recently saw their stage production of the play "Picasso at the Lapin Agile". Another well done show. Only $23 for the ticket and free parking. You would spend $20 to park in Boston for a show. Ok, it's not Broadway in Boston, but these are outstanding community theatre performances at great prices and no hassle of going into Boston. Support... More 

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