The Chinatown Rama is on Yaowarat Road in the Heng Seng Li Building, which looks like it was once an office tower of kinds. Locals date it to some time between 60 and 70 years ago. Initially the theater was designed as a Peking Opera corridor, but as movie grew in popularity the theater followed suit, switching over to silver screen entertainment in the 1950’s.
Fascinating insights into the history and ongoing displays of theatre (theater!) in Nepal. Many thanks. Wonderful colours (colours!) and costumes. Always a delight to find out about totally different dramatic expressions and methods of being ‘on stage’. Your hub leads us in to the specifics, even detailing political theatre. As a second run theater, The Hollywood would have to sign a contract with a movie distributor and be obligated to screen the movie a sure number of instances. This would drastically restrict the number of …Read more →