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Woodminster Amphitheater

3300 Joaquin Miller Rd, Oakland, CA 94602-2646
+1 510-531-9597
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Local neighborhood charm

We thoroughly enjoyed our first visit to Woodminster to watch Beauty and the Beast. We reserved one... read more

Reviewed 27 November 2017
PeanutButters
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Oakland, California
Still great after all these years

I've been coming to this place since I was a kid and recently went...still great. Every summer they... read more

Reviewed 31 August 2017
NativeCAMamaBear
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California
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  • Average7%
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“picnic dinner” (2 reviews)
“warm evening” (2 reviews)
“production” (5 reviews)
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3300 Joaquin Miller Rd, Oakland, CA 94602-2646
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Reviewed 27 November 2017

We thoroughly enjoyed our first visit to Woodminster to watch Beauty and the Beast. We reserved one of the picnic tables surrounding the upper edge of the amphitheater to enjoy a rather civilized picnic before the show. While the weather is usually cool, our visit...More

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Reviewed 31 August 2017

I've been coming to this place since I was a kid and recently went...still great. Every summer they offer 3 productions typically the first two weekends of the month; July, August and September. The setting is perfect and a great view of the stage no...More

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Reviewed 13 August 2017

Woodminster Amphitheater's production of South Pacific was very enjoyable and I would give the production 5 stars but the seats were so uncomfortable that I probably will not go back. There also is no leg room. I'm a senior and have been going to the...More

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Reviewed 13 August 2017

Went on impulse to see a summer musical in a summery spot. The outdoor setting is unique with a nice view of the Bay from certain angles, beautiful trees, seats are all raked so the view of the stage is unimpeded. Arrived 30 minutes ahead...More

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Reviewed 14 July 2017

We attended a showing of Mama Mia. It was a very warm evening so no need for blankets, but location can be cold some evenings. FYI, for sections 2 and 4, the lower seat numbers are closer to the center section. But you can see...More

1  Thank Moragantraveler
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Reviewed 11 July 2016 via mobile

It's a must. Our family has been attending summer theater here for years and the quality of production continues to improve. Each season features 3 different plays usually for 3 different audiences so keep in mind some shows will have smaller children while some shows...More

Thank pam c
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Reviewed 20 August 2015

I must confess that we only attend when one of our friends is in the cast. But this is a great venue for enjoying regional theater. My seat at my last visit was unusually uncomfortable but the overall experience was great. Arrive early for better...More

Thank Robert O
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Reviewed 16 August 2015

Saw "The Producers." I previously saw it on Broadway, and my companion was familiar with the movie. We both enjoyed it immensely! Outrageous and hilarious. The theater itself is terrific for a summer evening - in Joaquin Miller Park amid tall trees. There is plenty...More

Thank Deborah M
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Reviewed 26 June 2015

We have gone to Woodminster Amphitheater. Its in Joaquin Miller Park. Its an outdoor theater with reasonable ticket prices. There is parking by the theater. Since its in a park, we have enjoyed doing a picnic before the performance.

Thank mini
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Reviewed 19 July 2014

Our friend, Jerry Lee, was starring in "Les Miserables". The show was great. The cast had good voices with the main characters having very good voices. Of course, Jerry Lee has a great voice. The sets were very good and so were the costumes. We...More

Thank weyesowl
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