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Playhouse Theatre - Theater Information

Address:
137 W. 48th St.

New York, NY

BUILT: 1911

DEMOLISHED: 1969

SEATING CAPACITY: 900


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What Shows Played the Playhouse Theatre

DATES PRODUCTION
? - ? Once Upon a Mattress (2015)
8/1/2006 - 7/14/2007 Dancing in the Streets (2005)
12/3/2005 - 12/31/2005 The Railway Children (2005)
12/6/1990 - 1/12/1991 Heaven's Up (1990)
3/9/1988 - 4/2/1988 Nite Club Confidential (1988)
10/16/1987 - ? Girlfriends (1987)
6/23/1982 - 6/23/1982 Cleavage (1982)
2/25/1980 - ? Swing (1980) [Pre-Broadway]
11/28/1979 - 1/13/1980 King of Schnorrers (1979)
3/23/1978 - ? A Bistro Car on the CNR (1978)
12/9/1975 - ? Raisin (1975)
4/27/1975 - ? A Matter of Time (1975)
11/16/1972 - ? Dear Oscar (1972)
4/19/1972 - 6/11/1972 Don't Bother Me, I Can't Cope (1972)
2/2/1971 - 6/19/1971 Hedda Gabler (1971)
10/11/1965 - 5/27/1967 The Impossible Years (1965)
11/25/1962 - 4/24/1965 Never Too Late (1962)
2/6/1962 - 4/28/1962 The Aspern Papers (1962)
1/2/1962 - 1/6/1962 The Captains and the Kings (1962)
10/18/1961 - 11/11/1961 A Cook for Mr. General (1961)
10/19/1959 - 7/1/1961 The Miracle Worker (1959)
10/23/1958 - 4/11/1959 Make a Million (1958)
2/27/1958 - 7/19/1958 Blue Denim (1958)
1/29/1958 - 2/1/1958 Maybe Tuesday (1958)
8/20/1957 - 10/12/1957 Simply Heavenly (1957)
8/20/1957 - 10/12/1957 Simply Heavenly (1957)
5/21/1957 - 6/29/1957 Jose Greco (1957)
1/23/1957 - 3/16/1957 The Hidden River (1957)
12/25/1956 - 12/29/1956 Ruth Draper (1956)
12/3/1956 - 12/8/1956 Night of the Auk (1956)
11/14/1956 - 11/17/1956 A Very Special Baby (1956)
10/4/1956 - 10/6/1956 Harbor Lights (1956)
9/16/1956 - 11/4/1956 Pictures in the Hallway (1956)
1/17/1956 - 8/11/1956 Fallen Angels (1956)
10/17/1955 - 12/31/1955 A Roomful of Roses (1955)
2/7/1955 - 3/6/1955 Escudero (1955)
12/23/1954 - 12/25/1954 Black-Eyed Susan (1954)
10/27/1954 - 11/20/1954 The Traveling Lady (1954)
2/17/1954 - 3/13/1954 The Winner (1954)
12/29/1953 - 2/13/1954 In the Summer House (1953)
10/28/1953 - 11/28/1953 Gently Does It (1953)
9/17/1953 - 9/17/1953 A Pin to See the Peepshow (1953)
4/22/1953 - 4/25/1953 The Pink Elephant (1953)
4/6/1953 - 4/18/1953 Room Service (1953)
10/16/1952 - 2/28/1953 Bernardine (1952)
4/15/1952 - 5/10/1952 The Chase (1952)
2/21/1951 - 2/24/1951 The King of Friday's Men (1951)
11/17/1950 - 11/25/1950 A Story for a Sunday Evening (1950)
8/17/1950 - 9/9/1950 The Live Wire (1950)
2/1/1950 - 6/3/1950 The Innocents (1950)
12/27/1949 - 12/31/1949 How Long Till Summer (1949)
1/30/1948 - 3/27/1948 Skipper Next to God (1948)
1/19/1948 - 1/24/1948 The Survivors (1948)
10/30/1947 - 12/6/1947 Edith Piaf (1947)
4/25/1947 - 4/26/1947 Miracle in the Mountains (1947)
2/12/1947 - 4/12/1947 Craig's Wife (1947)
12/27/1946 - 1/25/1947 Temper the Wind (1946)
12/11/1946 - 12/14/1946 Land's End (1946)
11/27/1946 - 11/30/1946 A Family Affair (1946)
11/13/1946 - 11/16/1946 The Haven (1946)
10/7/1946 - 10/12/1946 Hear That Trumpet (1946)
3/31/1945 - 6/29/1946 The Glass Menagerie (1945)
3/31/1945 - 6/29/1946 The Glass Menagerie (1945)
3/12/1945 - 3/24/1945 It's a Gift (1945)
2/12/1945 - 2/24/1945 The Stranger (1945)
1/23/1945 - 2/3/1945 A Goose for the Gander (1945)
1/5/1945 - 1/6/1945 Many Happy Returns (1945)
12/25/1944 - 12/30/1944 Sophie (1944)
12/4/1944 - 12/23/1944 Hand in Glove (1944)
11/2/1944 - 11/11/1944 Sleep My Pretty One (1944)
8/8/1944 - 8/18/1944 Good Morning Corporal (1944)
6/5/1944 - 6/17/1944 That Old Devil (1944)
4/18/1944 - 5/6/1944 Sheppey (1944)
4/10/1944 - ? Six Pairs of Shoes (1944)
3/2/1944 - 3/15/1944 Bright Boy (1944)
1/24/1944 - 2/12/1944 The Duke in Darkness (1944)
12/10/1943 - 1/1/1944 Pillar to Post (1943)
2/23/1943 - 11/26/1943 Janie (1942)
2/1/1943 - 2/20/1943 The Barber Had Two Sons (1943)
10/22/1942 - 1/9/1943 The Damask Cheek (1942)
1/10/1942 - 6/6/1942 Spring Again (1941)
12/22/1941 - 12/27/1941 Pie in the Sky (1941)
11/17/1941 - 11/25/1941 Ring Around Elizabeth (1941)
3/13/1941 - 3/15/1941 Five Alarm Waltz (1941)
2/10/1941 - 2/12/1941 Popsy (1941)
12/29/1940 - 1/18/1941 The Flying Gerardos (1940)
12/2/1940 - 12/7/1940 Romantic Mr. Dickens (1940)
9/3/1940 - 11/30/1940 Kind Lady (1940)
4/9/1940 - 5/4/1940 Suspect (1940)
12/21/1939 - 12/31/1939 Billy Draws a Horse (1939)
12/22/1938 - 7/22/1939 Outward Bound (1938)
9/14/1938 - ? Come Across (1938)
4/18/1938 - ? The Circle (1938)
3/7/1938 - ? I Am My Youth (1938)
1/5/1938 - ? The Greatest Show on Earth (1938)
12/3/1937 - ? Merely Murder (1937)
2/9/1937 - ? Yes, My Darling Daughter (1937)
11/12/1936 - ? Matrimony Pfd. (1936)
1/30/1935 - ? Three Men on a Horse (1935)
1/17/1935 - ? Little Shot (1935)
12/25/1934 - 1/4/1935 Fools Rush In (1934)
12/25/1934 - 1/4/1935 Fools Rush In (1934)
11/27/1934 - ? The Night Remembers (1934)
10/9/1934 - ? Order Please (1934)
9/11/1934 - ? Too Many Boats (1934)
6/4/1934 - ? While Parents Sleep (1934)
4/3/1934 - ? Moor Born (1934)
1/23/1934 - ? Mackerel Skies (1934)
1/5/1934 - ? Oliver Oliver (1934)
11/28/1933 - 11/28/1933 Strange Orchestra (1933)
11/6/1933 - ? Doctor Monica (1933)
10/24/1933 - ? Move On, Sister (1933)
8/23/1933 - ? A Party (1933)
4/24/1933 - ? Little Ol' Boy (1933)
4/6/1933 - ? Her Tin Soldier (1933)
2/28/1933 - ? A Saturday Night (1933)
1/30/1933 - ? Bad Manners (1933)
10/18/1932 - ? Mademoiselle (1932)
8/16/1932 - ? Domino (1932)
5/6/1932 - ? Bulls, Bears and Asses (1932)
12/7/1931 - ? Little Women (1931)
10/12/1931 - ? A Church Mouse (1931)
11/19/1930 - ? The Vinegar Tree (1930)
12/28/1929 - ? The First Mrs. Fraser (1929)
1/10/1929 - ? Street Scene (1929)
10/22/1928 - 1/5/1929 The Grey Fox (1928)
8/7/1928 - ? Elmer Gantry (1928)
5/21/1928 - ? The Road to Rome (1928)
1/25/1928 - ? The Queen's Husband (1928)
1/12/1928 - ? A Free Soul (1928)
1/31/1927 - ? The Road to Rome (1927)
10/25/1926 - ? Daisy Mayme (1926)
10/5/1926 - ? The Good Fellow (1926)
5/6/1926 - 10/2/1926 Kitty's Kisses (1926)
11/16/1925 - ? Twelve Miles Out (1925)
10/21/1925 - ? Lucky Sam McCarver (1925)
8/19/1925 - ? Oh Mama (1925)
6/22/1925 - ? A Good Bad Woman (1925)
2/5/1924 - ? The Show Off (1924)
1/7/1924 - ? The New Poor (1924)
9/19/1923 - ? Chains (1923)
8/20/1923 - ? We've Got to Have Money (1923)
8/7/1923 - ? The Mad Honeymoon (1923)
11/6/1922 - 6/16/1923 Up She Goes (1922)
10/16/1922 - ? Swifty (1922)
9/25/1922 - ? On the Stairs (1922)
9/13/1922 - ? Dreams For Sale (1922)
8/15/1922 - ? Manhattan (1922)
3/6/1922 - ? Up the Ladder (1922)
1/2/1922 - ? Drifting (1922)
12/7/1921 - ? Bought and Paid For (1921)
11/22/1921 - ? Marie Antoinette (1921)
9/26/1921 - ? Wait 'Til We're Married (1921)
9/10/1921 - ? The Elton Case (1921)
8/27/1921 - ? Personality (1921)
7/27/1921 - ? The Teaser (1921)
2/28/1921 - ? Romance (1921)
1/30/1921 - ? The New Morality (1921)
11/15/1920 - ? Thy Name is Woman (1920)
9/22/1920 - ? Anna Ascends (1920)
6/17/1920 - ? Seeing Things (1920)
2/17/1920 - ? The Wonderful Thing (1920)
1/19/1920 - ? The Ruined Lady (1920)
12/19/1919 - ? For the Defense (1919)
12/10/1919 - ? The Phantom Legion (1919)
10/27/1919 - ? Palmy Days (1919)
10/15/1919 - ? A Young Man's Fancy (1919)
6/28/1919 - ? At 9:45 (1919)
12/23/1918 - ? Forever After (1918)
11/11/1918 - ? Home Again (1918)
10/29/1918 - ? Peter's Mother (1918)
8/12/1918 - ? She Walked in Her Sleep (1918)
2/4/1918 - ? The Little Teacher (1918)
1/14/1918 - ? The Heritage (1918)
12/25/1917 - ? Billeted (1917)
11/14/1917 - ? L'Elevation (1917)
10/11/1917 - ? Eve's Daughter (1917)
9/2/1916 - ? The Man Who Came Back (1916)
3/29/1916 - ? Captain Brassbound's Conversion (1916)
2/15/1916 - ? The Earth (1916)
12/9/1915 - ? Major Barbara (1915)
11/30/1915 - ? Samples (1915)
11/9/1915 - ? The Liars (1915)
9/28/1915 - ? The New York Idea (1915)
1/7/1915 - ? Sinners (1915)
12/23/1914 - ? Just Herself (1914)
12/1/1914 - ? Polygamy (1914)
10/10/1914 - ? My Lady's Dress (1914)
9/15/1914 - ? The Elder Son (1914)
8/20/1914 - ? Sylvia Runs Away (1914)
12/22/1913 - ? The Things That Count (1913)
12/16/1913 - 12/16/1913 School (1913)
8/21/1913 - ? The Family Cupboard (1913)
4/1/1913 - ? Divorcons (1913)
3/5/1913 - ? The Painted Woman (1913)
10/14/1912 - ? Little Women (1912)
9/26/1911 - ? Bought and Paid For (1911)
9/15/1911 - ? The Rack (1911)
8/24/1911 - ? A Gentleman of Leisure (1911)
4/17/1911 - ? Over Night (1911)
4/15/1911 - 4/15/1911 Sauce for the Goose (1911)
? - ? Hedwig and the Angry Inch (2000)
? - ? Walk Tall (1953)
- The Rocky Horror Show (2006)


Frequently Asked Questions

What show is currently in Playhouse Theatre?
Playhouse Theatre's current show is Once Upon a Mattress which opened on 12/13/2015.

What when was Playhouse Theatre built?
Playhouse Theatre was built in 1911.

How many seats does Playhouse Theatre have?
Playhouse Theatre has 900 seats.

What were the longest running shows at Playhouse Theatre?
Don't Bother Me, I Can't Cope which ran from 4/19/1972 to 10/27/1974, Never Too Late which ran from 11/26/1962 to 4/24/1965, Dancing in the Streets which ran from 7/19/2005 to 7/14/2007, Three Men on a Horse which ran from 1/30/1935 to 1/9/1937 and The Miracle Worker which ran from 10/19/1959 to 7/1/1961,