It stands between Sungni Street and Yonggwang Street on the bank of the Taedong River. Inaugurated in August Juche 49 (1960), it has over 1 270 seats.
Such revolutionary operas as The Sea of Blood, The Flower Girl, The Fate of a Self-Defence Corps Man, Tell 0 Forest and A True Daughter of the Party were staged and different political events including the Fourth Congress of the Workers’ Party of Korea and artistic performances given on hundreds of occasions at the theatre.
As a building of the traditional Korean architecture, it was renovated in March Juche 98 (2009).
Beside the theatre lies the cozy Othan Park, where children have a whale of a time by means of amusement facilities.