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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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Great Performance Space Without a Bad Seat in the House

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... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 30, 2015
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Poughkeepsie, New York
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Poughkeepsie, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 245 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

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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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

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 NEW

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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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
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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Poughkeepsie, NY
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

Comfortable theater. We have seen Diana Ross, Liza Minelli, Paula Poundstone (a laugh riot), Hudson Valley Symphony Orchestra, Lily Tomlin, Indigo Girls, and so many more. Wow! Sorry to have missed Bernadette Peters. Theater also shows classic movies and HD Met Opera. Go!

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Glens Falls, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015

We enjoyed a very nice concert here but the real delight was experiencing the history of this beautifully renovated 1869 theater. Definitely worth coming here for a movie/concert/performance if you are in the area!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014

Find a featured event that tickles your fancy: opera, the symphony, rock, jazz, blues, folk; or even a classic old flick, and treat yourself to an ecstatic afternoon or evening in this gorgeous renovated1869 theater. I feel like I've spent an evening with a dear old friend every time I go there.

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Hurley, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

Built just after the US Civil War, this was the grand theatre in what is now a faded but not dying burg. As with many others (but alas not nearly enough others), the theatre was rescued from impending demolition by a diligent band of citizens who restored it wonderfully. It is attractive and comfortable, and the staff--mostly volunteers--are helpful and... More 

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Fishkill, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Bardavon Opera House is a great place to see a live performance or an old movie. Special attraction is a live performance of the original Bardavon Organ with its fantastic sounds.

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New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

The Bardovan was a wonderful venue for a memorial concert for Pete and Toshi Seeger. Hosted by their grandson, the evening mixed entertainment with remembrance. The sound was wonderful and the seats were comfortable. Only rub was that the concert started late, and the crowd was stuck in line outside in the hot sun for about 45 minutes.

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Additional Information about Bardavon Opera House

Address: 35 Market Street, Poughkeepsie, NY 12601
Phone Number: 845-473-2072
Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Poughkeepsie
Open Hours:
Tuesday 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 5:00 pm

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