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65 Star Starred
Woodminster Amphitheater
Sanborn Dr. and Joaquin Miller Rd. Oakland, CA 94602
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28 reviews
6 stars
The weather was super warm. I wore long pants, t-shirt and had long sleeve with me.
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114 events
65 reviews
59 stars
Avoid the parking fee if you're able to climb the steep hill to the amphitheater from Joaquin Miller Road, and enjoy gorgeous views of the bay.
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4.3 average rating
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540 events
454 reviews
84 stars
attended Aug 17 2014

OMG! This show was absolutely incredible!!! Some of the best musical theather I have seen in the past few years. AMAZING on so many levels. This is indeed a MUST-SEE show. The lead actor is superb in his role...he is totally believable as this...continued

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101 reviews
36 stars
attended Aug 17 2014

Thoroughly enjoyed "Catch Me If You Can." The singing and the dancing were terrific. And the story (which is true) is really a lot of fun. While we didn't find it to be an emotional experience like "Les Miserables," we still enjoyed it tremendously.

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1 review
3 stars
attended Aug 10 2014

One of the weakest productions at Woodminster in recent memory. I think this was a poor choice in a musical; the story simply wasn't compelling. Character development was lacking; I had no idea who Hanratty really was, and I felt no real...continued

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Comfortable shoes and clothes are recommended. Since Oakland summer evenings are sometimes chilly, we suggest bringing jackets.

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

Picnic tables are available throughout the park on a first-come, first-served basis. There are also some picnic tables within the amphitheater that can be reserved through Producers Associates for a nominal charge of $10. For information about reserving picnic tables, call 510-531-9597 or email

You’ll probably want to arrive no later than 6:00pm to have time for a leisurely picnic before the show starts promptly at 8:00pm