Playhouse Theatre

137 W. 48th St., New York, NY

Theatre Name Year Named
Playhouse Theatre 1911


  • History:

    Producer William A. Brady introduced the Playhouse Theatre in 1911, located at 137 W. 48th Street. The Playhouse presented Elmer Rice’s 1929 Pulitzer Prize-winner Street Scene. Before the theatre was demolished in 1969, the Playhouse Theatre was used as a location for Mel Brooks’ movie The Producers, starring Gene Wilder.

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  • Built: 1911
  • Number of Seats: 865
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