Leicester Square Theatre was originally built in 1953 and was used as a music venue. Over several years and several name changes, it was converted into a theater in 2001. The theatre was re-opened in 2008 to a magnificent series of shows by the famous comedian Joan Rivers. Following the popularity, the theatre garnered a strong reputation of being a comedy central with hosting some of the best comedians of this time. The theatre still holds on to its legacy of showcasing some of the best works till date.