The Playhouse / NYC

(original letterhead)

137 W. 48th St., New York, NY
Built: 1911
Demolished: 1969

Number of Seats: 865

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.

Programs available from this theatre:

  • Three Men on a Horse (1936)
  • The Winner (1954)
  • Fallen Angels (1956)

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