Woodminster Summer Musicals

 

 

Woodminster Summer Musicals

 

Welcome to Oakland's summer theater under the stars. Each summer since 1967, we have presented 3 Broadway musicals in Woodminster Amphitheater, in Oakland's hillside Joaquin Miller Park. Click on a show below for more information about our 2018 season or click here to visit our desktop website.

  • july – Oklahoma!

    Opening our season, Oklahoma, a recognized landmark in the evolution of the American Musical Theater, is Rodgers & Hammerstein’s first collaboration. It was not only revolutionary in the way it fused story, songs, and dance, but it also introduced the choreography of Agnes DeMille’s Dream Ballet to reveal the hidden desires and fears of the principal characters. Oklahoma is an absolute must-see for musical theater lovers.

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  • Aug – Joseph and the amazing technicolor®  Dreamcoat

    Next in our season, Joseph and the Technicolor Dreamcoat is the Biblical saga of Joseph and his coat of many colors coming to life in this delightful musical parable. This was the first collaboration of Tim Rice and Andrew Lloyd Webber. This is a family show for all ages, lively and energetic, running less than 90 minutes including intermission.

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  • Sept – In the heights

    Concluding our season, In the Heights is Lin-Manuel Miranda’s first Tony Award winning show in 2008 for Best Musical, Best Score, Best Choreography and Best Orchestrations. It tells the universal story of a vibrant community in New York’s Washington Heights neighborhood over a three day period. It is a community on the brink of change, full of hopes, dreams and pressures, where the biggest struggles can be deciding which traditions you take with you, and which ones you leave behind.

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