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Updated August 21, 2015

PRESS ROOM - Woodminster Summer Musicals
Welcome to Producers Associates' online resource for journalists. Here, you will find press releases about the current season, photos and other resources, contact information, and archives of past seasons. We are proud to be Oakland's longest continually running theater company, celebrating our 49th consecutive season in Summer, 2015. Email publicist.

Press Release:
AIDA Opens September 4

Aida photo gallery

Press Release:
The Producers Opens August 7

The Producers photo gallery

Press Release:
Mary Poppins Opens July 10

Mary Poppins photo gallery

Backgrounder - Woodminster Summer Musicals and the Community

ARCHIVE of press releases and coverage for past years

DIRECTORY of photo galleries.

Elton John & Tim Rice's AIDA


Recent Press Releases

Photos & Resources


2014 Season To Conclude with David Henry Hwang Flower Drum Song (Sep 5)

Woodminster to Present Bay Area Premiere of Catch Me If You Can (July 18)

Les Misérables to Open July 11 (June 18)

Woodminster Summer Musicals Announces 2014 Season (Feb 3)

Woodminster Summer Musicals backgrounder here.

Editorial contact:
Kathy Kahn

For information about
Producers Associates, Inc.


PHOTOS below are linked to galleries where they can be retrieved as 300 dpi jpeg files. Simply click on the icon to retrieve the high resolution version, or to send a request for it to be emailed to you, click here.

See a gallery of ARCHIVE photos
appropriate for editorial use.

Catherine Gloria as Mei LI

Flower Drum Song
David Henry Hwang's new script enhances a Rodgers & Hammerstein classic.

Publicity Photos
Press Release

Frank with stewardesses

Catch Me If You Can
High energy dance musical based on the hit Dreamworks motion picture

Publicity Photos
Press Release

Catherine Gloria as Eponine

Les Misérables
Pop opera set in 19th century France, running July 11-20 at Woodminster

Production Photos
Publicity Photos
Press Release

Woodminster Amphitheater during a performance

Woodminster Amphitheater

Photos by Stephen Woo, taken in 2010, showing Woodminster Amphitheater during a performance, from the point of view of the audience.


Brigadoon & sunset

Brigadoon in the foreground, Oakland and a sunset below. Sept. 3, 2009, photo by Kathy Kahn

(Click image to retrieve high res version, for even higher res email publicist.)

Sunset from the top of Woodminster Amphitheater

Classic Joaquin Miller Park Sunset, photos taken before a performance of Brigadoon, Sept. 11, 2009, photos by Kathy Kahn

West Side Story dancers onstage, backs of the audience in the foreground

Performance of West Side Story in July 2007, showing audience in amphitheater, photos by Bob Morris.

See a gallery of ARCHIVE photos appropriate for editorial use.

Most of the photos on our website are available in high resolution format by emailing our publicist. Some useful links:
Directory of Photo Galleries
All 48 seasons of shows listed, some with links to photos.
• Background information on Producers Associates, which has produced theater in Oakland for 48 years.
• Photos and information about beautiful Joaquin Miller Park, home to the Woodminster Summer Musicals.

Editorial & Website
Press Tickets
Kathy Kahn, Publicist

For information about
Producers Associates, Inc.

Woodminster 2015 Staff
Managing Director - Harriet Schlader
Stage manager - Lori Gourdine

Director - Joel Schlader
Publicist/Graphic design - Kathy Kahn

Information about Kids Come Free
program and sponsors here

Questions regarding tickets
Harriet Schlader

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