Daily Archives: February 20, 2013

HISTORY – A Brief Visual History of Yau Ma Tei Theatre

The newly reopened Yau Ma Tei Theatre has a colourful past… Built in 1930, it finally closed its doors on 31st July 1998. The grade II art deco building was the oldest theatre in Hong Kong, and once the largest. It was popular with working class citizens, rickshaw drivers, coolies and low-income families throughout much of the 20th century… It initially showed silent movies, […]