Get set for a memorable time with your dear ones at Leicester Square
Theatre with award winning London show, La Soiree! The stunning and
magnificently restored theatre is positioned in the heart of the West End featuring
two exceptional spaces. The theatre is
currently hosting a hugely loved and popular show, La Soiree which is a
fabulous amalgamation of comedy, cabaret, dance, music and theatre.
Leicester Square Theatre has occupancy of 400 seat boasting two bars
that are positioned in the auditorium. The theatre has a newly-installed cinema
style seating and a second intimate Lounge Theatre having occupancy up to 70 featuring
own bar and cabaret-style seating. The earlier name of the theatre was Notre
Dame Hall, Cavern in the Town and The Venue.
Year 1953 marked the birth of Leicester Square building as the Notre
Dame Hall in 1953. It replaced the earlier building which had been destroyed by
World War II bombing. During the era of 60s, the venue became a popular music venue
and known as Cavern in the Town. At that it was regularly hosting beat music
group The Small Faces.
During 70s, theatre was renamed as Notre Dame Hall and presented The
Rolling Stones and The Who. However, the theatre earned specialisation in punk
music, hosting varied acts like The Sex Pistols. Some of the popular
productions of the theatre are the world premiere of the Boy George musical
Taboo, and enjoyed successful run in 2002 and was later moved to Broadway.
Another popular show was Round the Horne in 2003.
The theatre was named Leicester Square Theatre after Round The
Horne. On August 2008, American comedian Joan Rivers made her acting debut with
her play Joan Rivers: A Work in Progress by a Life in Progress. The show
enjoyed total of 75 performances. Other remarkable shows are musical based on
the comic strip Alex, by Charles Peattie and Russell Taylor, starring Robert
Bathurst, An Evening with Joan Collins and many more.