The Playhouse

1911 S. 3rd Street , Louisville, Kentucky 40208

Built in 1874, The Playhouse building served as a small, interdenominational chapel for the House of Refuge. In 1923, UofL acquired the land on which the chapel stood, converted the structure into a theatre and, several decades later, moved it to the land that now is Freedom Park.

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David R Dinn

David R Dinn 11/23/2015

Awesome play. Really enjoyed it. Keep it up!

Chavaysha L Chaney

Chavaysha L Chaney left a positive review 11/20/2015

It was beyond great! I loved it

The Playhouse

The Playhouse posted a photo 10/23/2013

Getting Here

University of Louisville

2301 S. 3rd St.

University of Louisville

Louisville, Kentucky 40292

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(502) 852-6171

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