Playhouse

104 Middle Neck Road,
Great Neck, NY 11021

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Playhouse

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The Playhouse was located on the main drag in Great Neck, directly across from the Squire Theater. It opened as a legitimate live theatre in 1925. It was taken over by United Artists in the 1930’s.

It was shuttered in the early-1980’s and has since been converted into apartments.

Contributed by SteveSmith

Recent comments (view all 77 comments)

robboehm
robboehm on March 17, 2016 at 12:58 pm

At the March 14th meeting the matter of demolition was tabled another month. So what else is new.

Matt Lambros
Matt Lambros on March 17, 2016 at 1:29 pm

It doesn’t really matter. There’s nothing left inside the auditorium.

robboehm
robboehm on March 17, 2016 at 1:37 pm

Matt do you have any interior photos? I understand there were a number of dressing rooms, too.

robboehm
robboehm on June 20, 2016 at 8:04 am

The fate of the theater continues to be tabled at each meeting. The building will fall down of it’s own volition at the rate things are going.

robboehm
robboehm on July 27, 2016 at 7:29 am

At the July 11th meeting the subject of the Playhouse demo was deferred to the August 8 meeting when it will probably be deferred to the September meeting when it will be deferred to….You get the picture.

robboehm
robboehm on September 19, 2016 at 7:18 am

In August the matter was deferred until September 7th. On that date it was deferred until October 10th. The building will fall down from neglect before they vote to demolish it.

robboehm
robboehm on February 2, 2017 at 6:36 pm

Demolition is on the agenda for the February 13, 2017 meeting (like that will ever happen).

robboehm
robboehm on February 25, 2017 at 3:32 pm

Tabled again until March 13th.

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