Universal Theatre / 民樂戲院 [1967-1995] | Gwulo: Old Hong Kong
Pre-order the new Gwulo book today to get 
special pricefree shippingsigned copies, and a free sample
Details and how to order

Universal Theatre / 民樂戲院 [1967-1995]

Current condition: 
Demolished / No longer exists
Date Place completed: 
1967-01-01
Date Place demolished: 
1995-02-01

Seating capacity: 1,131

Address: 50A, Bowring Street, Tsim Sha Tsui, Kowloon, Hong Kong.  While this may be the official address, please note that Google Maps places the theatre at the southwest corner of Bowring-Shanghai intersection.  Fortunately, other references in the sources listed below, particularly the two photos in flickr.com, confirm the true location on the southeast corner of Bowring-Kwun Chung intersection.

Universal Theatre operated during the period January 1, 1967 - March 4, 1992.  After its closing, a mini theatre called New Universal 新民樂戲院 ​with seating capacity of 151 operated from June 1993 to February 1995; and this is considered part of the total operating period.

Sources:

 

Tags: 

Photos that show this place