The line-up for West End Live 2016 has been announced with a mix of long-time favourites and new shows taking to the stage.

Celebrating its 12th year, the free musical extravaganza showcases the best of the West End with over 25 shows due to take part  this year.  The event attracts over 500,000 people over the course of the weekend and is the largest event of its type in the world.

Sponsored by MasterCard, West End Live takes place on Saturday 18 June (11am-6pm) and Sunday 19 June 2016 ( 12pm-6pm) in Trafalgar Square , London.

Gates open 30 minutes prior to the advertised start times.  No tickets are issues and the event is free to attend.

The line-up for the West End Live stage this year includes;

American Idiot
Beautiful – The Carole King Musical
The Bodyguard
Charlie And The Chocolate Factory
Disney’s The Lion King
In The Heights
Impossible
Jersey Boys
Les Misérables
Mamma Mia!
Matilda The Musical
The Phantom Of The Opera
Showstopper! The Improvised Musical
Stomp
Sunny Afternoon
Thriller Live
Wicked

New shows making their West End LIVE debuts over the weekend include:

Breakfast At Tiffany’s
Crazy For You
Guys And Dolls
Jesus Christ Superstar
Kinky Boots
Motown The Musical
Murder Ballad
The Secret Garden
Show Boat
The Wedding Singer