Venue Details

70 Star Starred
Woodminster Amphitheater
Sanborn Dr. and Joaquin Miller Rd. Oakland, CA 94602
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15 events
10 reviews
0 stars
for there are lots of picnic tables.
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15 events
10 reviews
0 stars
The weather was cool. I wore winter jacket and was comfortable. Oakland could be freezing at night..
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Reviews & Ratings

"A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum"
37 ratings
4.1 average rating
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19 events
14 reviews
5 stars
attended Aug 11 2012

This was a great show. Funny, good singing and dancing. Yes, the seats are uncomfortable, and so, bring a seat cushion if you have one. Otherwise, the location is beautiful. Highly recommended.

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Stefano Red Velvet
71 events
11 reviews
1 stars
attended Aug 12 2012

Fun and very well executed, great ensemble of actors and good live orchestra, we were impressed!

We got there late, though, as finding the theater from the street, even with a smart phone's maps was impossible... We stopped at the sign...

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5 events
2 reviews
0 stars
attended Aug 11 2012

While this is a wonderful venue, the production was deeply sub par. The direction was lacking any understanding of farce, the actors had no sense of timing, and though the lead may be personable, he was horribly miscast.

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Please note:

This show includes sexual humor and situations, but nothing more graphic than is commonly seen on prime-time television.

This is an outdoor venue. Please be prepared for the weather.

There are bathrooms and snack bars inside the amphitheater. Coffee, hot chocolate, soft drinks, candy, popcorn and cookies are available for purchase.

This offer is not valid with the “Kids Come Free” tickets program, and you will not be able to reserve tickets from the box office under this program.