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Bardavon Opera House

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Address: 35 Market St, Poughkeepsie, NY 12601-3214
Phone Number: +1 845-473-2072
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Tue - Fri 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
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New York State's longest continually-running theater.

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Great Venue

Great place to enjoy an intimate show. The acoustics are terrific and the old fashioned playhouse feel makes you feel comfortable and welcome

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
TJ C
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Poughkeepsie, New York
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Poughkeepsie, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great place to enjoy an intimate show. The acoustics are terrific and the old fashioned playhouse feel makes you feel comfortable and welcome

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Poughkeepsie, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We love to go to the historic Bardavon Theater for different events but our favorite time is after the Parade of Lights parade through the City of Poughkeepsie. It's always a special Christmas movie and it brings you back in time. The walls are full of articles about the long history of the venue! You'll be amazed!

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Poughkeepsie, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 19, 2016

A trip back in time to elegant theaters of old. Great acoustics, sight lines, experience. Movie nights, lots of national headliners, prices lower than Manhattan.

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Poughkeepsie, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 26, 2016

The Bardavon is a rare gem in the City of Poughkeepsie,a place to experience culture,entertainment,and occasionally a movie on the Big screen as it was intended to be viewed.This venue has been restored and brought back from the dead and is a definite place to take in a live event.I can remember going to the movies as a kid when... More 

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Poughkeepsie, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 28, 2016

The Bardavon is a wonderful attraction in the City of Poughkeepsie for anyone to go to see a wonderful show, ballet, concert or any other attraction they might have there. We've taken our nieces and nephews there for many different occasions, the Nutcracker Ballet, the Zoo puppet show, but one of the things we enjoy ourselves as well as with... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 1, 2016 via mobile

Bardavon Is a hidden gem located smack in the middle of Poughkeepsie ! Great place for a concert or a play. However my favorite is movie night ! They play several Classic movies through out the year. It's a great experience. With a humongous screen that dwarves typical movie screens these days. There is an outstanding organ player who entertains... More 

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Poughkeepsie, New York
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 24, 2016

The staff and volunteers at the Bardavon are very helpful. The children have enjoyed many of the shows at the Day Time Proformenances. We have seen lovely puppet show and music acts. The price is great! We always park across the street at the civic center.

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Hopewell Junction, New York
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 20, 2016 via mobile

I have been to many events here. Ranging from dances two plays to school functions. It's a great place to watch events and not have your view obstructed at all. Prices are usually pretty reasonable as well. Keep you eyes open for upcoming events. The architecture and decor inside is breathtaking.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 5, 2016

I was born and raised in Poughkeepsie. Spent many a day at the Bardavon. Saw my first movie,ever, there: Treasure Island in 1950. It was a grand theater then; the best Poughkeepsie had to offer. Haven't been back in 40 years, but am delighted top learn it is so well preserved and flourishing. It holds many-a-memory of a happy youth... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 12, 2016

I went to see the nut cracker with My Son for a school trip. I am big on cleanliness and the isles and seats were very clean. The chairs were also very comfortable. The workers were incredibly friendly. I remember coming here as a kid for a class trip. It's really good to know it's still here.

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