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Woodminster Amphitheater
Sanborn Dr. and Joaquin Miller Rd. Oakland, CA 94602
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for there are lots of picnic tables.
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The weather was cool. I wore winter jacket and was comfortable. Oakland could be freezing at night..
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111 reviews
38 stars
attended Jul 13 2014

Les Miserables was as good as it gets–can't imagine enjoying any performance of this musical more than this one at Woodminster (and I've seen it on Broadway, in SF when SHN brought it here, at the movies, etc.)!

The story is wonderful, the voices...continued

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Kerstine Red Velvet
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5 reviews
9 stars
attended Jul 13 2014

Great performances by the cast members. A live orchestra to boot in a beautiful setting amongst the Redwoods. Bring a cushion for your tush, the seats are hard and binoculars came in pretty handy as well. They sell Miette cupcakes at the snack...

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50 reviews
24 stars
attended Jul 12 2014

Lucky for us this cast performed here instead of San Francisco's or New York's Broadway, which they certainly could easily have done. The talent of each lead performer, including the supporting cast members, was simply amazing. We were part of the...continued

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

Comfortable shoes and clothes are recommended. Since Oakland summer evenings are sometimes chilly, jackets are suggested.

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.