The Playhouse Theatre was a Broadway theatre located at 137 West 48th Street in midtown-Manhattan. Charles A. Rich was the architect. It was built in 1911 for producer William A. Brady who also owned the nearby 48th Street Theatre. After Brady died in 1944, it was sold to the Shubert Organization. It housed an ABC radio station from 1949 to 1952. Sauce for the Goose was the opening production on April 15, 1911, closing after 2 performances that day. It was razed to accommodate the Rockefeller Center expansion in 1969.

Another theatre, located at 359 W. 48th St., was called Playhouse Theatre from 1970–83.

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