Moranbong Theatre was built in Juche 36 (1947) at the personal initiative of the great leader Comrade Kim Il Sung. The theatre, which is situated at the foot of beautiful Moran Hill in the capital city Pyongyang, exclusively belongs to the National Symphony Orchestra.
It was newly renovated into a modern theatre in November, Juche 94(2005) under the meticulous guidance and care of the great leader Comrade Kim Jong Il.
The theatre with graceful and magnificent architectural beauty has recorded its proud history under the warm love and care of the great leader Comrade Kim Il Sung, the great leader Comrade Kim Jong Il, the respected supreme leader Comrade
Kim Jong Un and the anti-Japanese heroine Comrade Kim Jong Suk.
It is a 3-story building of unique architectural style and a monumental creation of national treasure which has distinctive features including its exterior and interior decorations, stage effect, acoustics and lighting.
The theatre accommodates not only the regular concerts of National Symphony Orchestra but also the April Spring Friendship Art Festival and concerts of foreign art troupes from different countries of the world.
Its hall provides the best conditions for the audience and instrumentalists, including the sound-reflection walls designed on the basis of the calculation of the ideal reverberation time, the stage of excellent acoustic effects with the sound-reflection panel adjustable to different styles of music and orchestration, the latest automatic lighting facilities that adorns the stage into a kaleidoscope with the beautiful natural rainbow colours and the seats arranged for the same susceptibility of natural orchestra sounds from all places.
Besides, the theatre is equipped with all the necessary facilities for both the creative work of the creators and artists and the management, including the music listening rooms, creating rooms, practice rooms, dressing rooms, lounges, and cultural and welfare facilities.