Life Theatre / 富都戲院 Formerly Kwun Tong / 觀塘戲院 [1970-2004] | Gwulo: Old Hong Kong
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Life Theatre / 富都戲院 Formerly Kwun Tong / 觀塘戲院 [1970-2004]

Current condition: 
Demolished / No longer exists
Date Place completed: 
1970-10-09
Date Place demolished: 
2004-04-11

Address: 9 Tung Ming Street, Kwun Tong, Hong Kong.  The current occupant is the Christian Church of Love Kwun Tong.

The original theatre at the site was the Kwun Tong Theatre 觀塘戲院 with a seating capacity of 1,603 (1,005 and 598 first class).  It started operating on October 9, 1970, and was later renamed Life Theatre 富都戲院 on May 1, 1979.  A renovation in 1997 reduced its seating capacity to 462.  Life Theatre was closed on April 11, 2004, and a good part of the retired theatre's exterior remains standing today.

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