PCS Youth Theater to present ‘No No Nanette’


The PCS Youth Theater, now in its 30th season, will be presenting the musical “No No Nanette,” on Friday. Sept. 11 and Saturday, Sept. 12 at the Plainville High School Auditorium, Robert Holcomb Way, Plainville. The curtain time is 7:30 p.m. on both evenings and admission is only $15 per person. Tickets will be available from any cast member, at Saints Restaurant in Southington and at The Plainville Senior Center.

The cast consists of 48 performers between the ages of 8 and 15 from the central Connecticut community: Bristol, Farmington, New Britain, Plainville, Southington, South Windsor and West Hartford.

The artistic director of the PCS Youth Theater is Peter Peluso; Maryjane Peluso is music director; Chris Kuzia is choreographer; and Foster White is producer.

No No Nanette” was chosen for production this year as it is a typical three-act musical comedy of the “Roaring Twenties.” “No No Nanette” features lyrics by Irving Caesar and Otto Harbach, music by Vincent Youmans, and is based on a book by Otto Harbach and Frank Mandel, based on Mandel’s 1919 Broadway play “My Lady Friends.” The PCS Youth Theater is delighted to present this  farcical story involves three couples who find themselves together at a cottage in Atlantic City  in the midst of a blackmail scheme, focusing on a young, fun-loving Manhattan heiress who naughtily runs off for a weekend, leaving her unhappy fiancé. Its songs include the well-known “Tea for Two” and “I Want to Be Happy.”