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Address: 35 Market Street, Poughkeepsie, NY 12601
Phone Number: 845-473-2072
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Tue - Fri 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Description: New York State's longest continually-running theater.

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Historical site.

You can not miss the Bardavon when you drive down Market Street. I have seen many shows here with my children. Lots of school groups come for shows during the day. The Bardavon... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed September 4, 2015
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New York City, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2015 NEW via mobile

You can not miss the Bardavon when you drive down Market Street. I have seen many shows here with my children. Lots of school groups come for shows during the day. The Bardavon has something for everyone. The place is very very clean and staff is very friendly and helpful.

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Lagrange, New York, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015

An historic venue! Great place to catch a live performance or movie. Parking is down the street. Neighborhood not the best but during events there are usually a lot of extra police around. A must visit if you are in the area and a performance is going on.

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POK,NY
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015

Best place in the area to see any type of show; there isn't a bad seat in the theatre. We have attended more musical performances than I can possibly recall and also love that the Bardavon also hosts movies which we attend~ love listening to the pipe organ being played!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

The Bardavon is a local treasure. Shows each season always include plays and puppet shows for kids, and the schools are great about doing field trips here. My youngsters love them, and rave about what they saw when they get home. Shows for adults are terrific, too, and the venue is lovely.

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Highland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

Was there for the 150th Anniversary of the Lincoln Funeral Train going thru Poughkeepsie, The Marist College Orchestra and choral groups made it an outstanding event . Using the music of that time period made it feel like you were there in the historic building. Would recommend your seeing them at the Bardavon.

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Poughkeepsie, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

A very old opera house and theater. Really pretty inside. They put on some really great shows, too! Decent location.

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Poughkeepsie, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

This acoustically beautiful, 900-seat hall brings in numerous and diverse shows throughout its season and is a partner of the larger Ulster Performing Arts Center in Kingston. Originally an opera house and vaudeville theatre, it became a movie house (where I worked as a high school student) until closing and nearly facing the wrecking ball in the mid-1970s. The Bardavon... More 

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Poughkeepsie, New York, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

The Bardavon is so rich in history and beauty. They got together and saved it 40 years ago. Ornate, great sound, seating and sight lines, and the great Wurlitzer organ. A treasure. We saw Bernadette Peters at the gala. Wonderful.

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Hopewell Junction, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

Bardavon Opera House is a great place to see top acts, singers, dancers, and sometimes movies. Many top stars appear at this beautiful theater. It is very close to the Hudson River and the Walkway Across the Hudson. You can eat at the many restaurants that are in the area. All the Historic sites are minutes away.

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Poughkeepsie, New York, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

Great venue for a show. Beautiful old architecture. Not a bad seat in the house. Movie nights are fun too.

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