Capitol Theatre

North Bridge Road,
Singapore 179103

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digitalmozart
digitalmozart on November 30, 2011 at 5:03 am

Check out my writeup + photos of the interior of the theatre.

http://www.ckphoto.net/blog/2011/11/capitol-theatre-revisited-part-1?utm_medium=websites&utm_source=cinematreasures

http://www.ckphoto.net/blog/2011/11/capitol-theatre-revisited-part-2?utm_medium=websites&utm_source=cinematreasures

irishcine
irishcine on November 29, 2011 at 3:58 am

No signs of any activity here on a recent visit, still closed as are associated business premises.

digitalmozart
digitalmozart on April 9, 2011 at 12:14 pm

Here’s a picture of the cinema’s hall. I came across it via an open door today while at that area and took a photo of it. Was surprised that it’s still largely intact despite being dis-used for such a long time.

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kencmcintyre
kencmcintyre on August 2, 2008 at 12:06 am

What’s the address?

AdoraKiaOra
AdoraKiaOra on July 28, 2008 at 5:09 am

It has 100% been done up since the above pictures were submitted.

AdoraKiaOra
AdoraKiaOra on July 28, 2008 at 5:07 am

I’ve just arrived in Singapore and have just noticed that the Capitol has been given a new lick of paint. From my hotel room 38 floors above the theatre it even looks like it has a renovated roof!
Anyone have any news?
I will make some enquiries while I/m here.

northwindbrat
northwindbrat on August 11, 2006 at 6:27 pm

Here are some photos of the theater now: View link

teecee
teecee on June 1, 2005 at 3:35 pm

This link has a nice description of the postcard shown above:
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Roloff
Roloff on December 13, 2004 at 6:01 pm

I have a postcard of this nice theatre. Playing is “RUSSIA’S CIRCUS ARENA”, and on the top marquee it says “Welcome Michael Todd” and “Welcome Elizabeth Taylor”. I found the following bit online:

“Meanwhile Singapore’s old Capitol Theatre is to be renovated and reopened as a modern performing arts venue. The plan, by the Singapore Tourism Board, is to convert the former entertainment icon – at the junction of Stamford and North Bridge roads – into a stage for local and international musicals and plays. It will seat audiences of up to 1800. A budget of S$3.5 million has been set aside for the redevelopment.”

danielchoo
danielchoo on December 28, 2001 at 1:14 am

Its the only theatre left in Singapore with a historical backdrop. its beautiful. the interior is great (at least in Singapore context). We must preserve it. till today, its still standing there with future unknown. the last time i read about its fate was that, some developer wanted to convert it to a performing theatre.
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