Dates & location from Cinema Treasures:
Hong Kong Telegraph 16 August 1932
The Tai Ping Theatre under reconstruction with main entrance facing Des Voeux Road West on Whitty Street was one of the oldest theatrical institutions in Hong Kong before its demolition some 2 years ago (December 1930). The new theatre will have a seating capacity for 2100 patrons.
Further information on its history here
The Hong Kong Film Archive has an exhibition and a series of talks about the Tai Ping Theatre: https://www.filmarchive.gov.hk/en_US/web/hkfa/pe-event-2021-e-tp.html
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