COLLINGWOOD OPERA HOUSE
1869 – 1921

Actors and Actresses

Maude Adams
Viola Allen
Mary Anderson
Margaret Anglin
Edwin Arden
George Arliss
Ethel Barrymore
John Barrymore
Maurice Barrymore
Sarah Bernhardt
Edwin Booth
Junius Brutus Booth
“Buffalo Bill”, Hon. William F. Cody
Neil Burgess
Billie Burke
Mrs. Patrick Campbell
Mrs. Leslie Carter
Ruth Chatterton
Kate Claxton
George M. Cohan
Rose Coghlan
William Collier
James J. Corbett
Henrietta Crossman
Charlotte Cushman
Augustin Daly
Peter F. Dailey
Frank Daniels
Fanny Davenport
Jefferson De Angelis
Carter de Haven
Elsie DeWolfe
John Drew
Sidney Drew
Maxine Elliott
Effie Ellsler
J. K. Emmett
Rose Eytinge
Douglas Fairbanks
William Faversham

Al G. Fields
Mrs. Fiske (Minnie Maddern)
Mr. and Mrs. W. J. Florence
Lynn Fontanne
Edwin Forrest
Bertha Galland
Grace George
Fanny Gillette
William Gillette
Ben Greet
James K. Hackett
Pauline Hall
Harrigan & Hart
Helen Hayes
General Tom Thumb
Anna Held
Raymond Hitchcock
George Holland
E. M. Holland
DeWolf Hopper
May Irwin
Janauschek
Joseph Jefferson
Laura Keene
Herbert Kelcey
Madge Kennedy
Lillie Langtry
Harry Lauder
Edith Leginska
Clara Lipman
Pauline Lord
Andrew Mack
F. F. Mackay
Louis Mann
Richard Mansfield
Julia Marlowe
Mary Mannering
Robert Mantell
Henry Miller
Maggie Mitchell

Modjeska
Clara Morris
William Morris
Mary Nash
Nazimova
Miss Adelaide Neilson
Miss Olga Nethersole
Chauncey Olcott
Fiske O’Hara
James O’Neil
John E. Owens
Tony Pastor
Annie Pixley
Tyrone Power
McKee Rankin
M’lle Rhea
Ada Rehan
Blanche Ring
May Robson
Stuart Robson
Will Rogers
Annie Russell
Lillian Russell
Sol Smith Russell
Effie Shannon
Mrs. Scott Siddons
Otis Skinner
E. A. Sothern
Charles A. Stevenson
John L. Sullivan
Eva Tanguay
Laurette Taylor
Lou Tellegen
Miss Ellen Terry
Charlotte Thompson
Denman Thompson
Wallack’s Company
Emma Waller
David Warfield
Gus Williams

Musicians

Pasquale Amato
Boston Symphony Orchestra
Vladimir de Pachman
Linda Ruth Deyo
R. D’Oyle Carte’s Opera Company
Mischa Elman
Ossip Gabrielowitsch
Johanna Gadski
Gilmore’s Band
Jascha Heifetz
Victor Herbert

Josef Hoffman
Mme. Louise Homer
Leonora Jackson
Leipsic Philharmonic Orchestra
Clara Louise Kellogg
Metropolitan Orchestra
New York Philharmonic Club
New York Philharmonic Orchestra
New York Symphony Orchestra
Ignace Paderewski
M’lle Carlotta Patti

May Peterson
The Philharmonic Society of New York
Anton Rubenstein
Ernest Schelling
Mme. Schumann-Heinck
John Philip Sousa
Theodore Thomas Orchestra
U. S. Marine Band
Herman Unthan
Hans Von Bulow
Efrem Zimbalist

Politicians, Orators and Others

Ralph Bingham, “The Boy Orator”
James G. Blaine
Blind Tom
William Jennings Bryan
Andrew Carnegie
Anna K. Dickinson
Isadora Duncan Dancers, “Isadorables”
Hamilton Fish, Sr.

John B. Gough
Hermann
Julia Ward Howe
Charles Evans Hughes
Benson J. Lossing
William McKinley, Jr.
Thomas Nast
“Bill” Nye
Commander Robert E. Peary

Franklin Delano Roosevelt
Theodore Roosevelt
James Whitcomb Riley
Gen. George A. Sheridan
Mrs. Philip Snowden
Ruth St. Denis
Hon. Charles Sumner
William Howard Taft
General Tom Thumb
Mark Twain

BARDAVON THEATER
1923-1975

Bob Allen
Morey Amsterdam
Grace Barrie
Beverly Bayne
Edgar Bergen
Milton Berle
Louise Brooks
Francis X. Bushman, Jr.
Burns & Allen
Cab Calloway
Harry Carey
Leo Carillo
Miss Anna Case
Johnny Desmond
Tommy Dorsey
Ziggy Elman
Geraldine Farrar
Hamilton Fish, Sr.

Ann Francis
Jack Guilford
Martha Graham
Connie Haines
Raymond Hitchcock
Houdini
Alberta Hunter
Sammy Kaye
Gene Krupa
Eugene List
Dr. Henry Noble MacCracken
Owen McGiveney
Grace Moore
Red Norvo
Neil O’Brien
Anita O’Day
Tony Pastor

Dick Powell
Tyrone Power
Charles Ray
Ciro Remac
Alvino Rey
Buddy Rich
Jan Savitt
Ted Shawn
Silver King
Frank Sinatra
John Philip Sousa
Charlie Spivak
Ruth St. Denis
Tommy Tucker
Jerry Wald
Charles Weidman
Paul Whiteman & His Orchestra

BARDAVON 1869 OPERA HOUSE
1976 – Present

Ryan Adams
Gregg Allman
David Amram
Ian Anderson
Laurie Anderson
Joan Armatrading
Emanuel Ax
The Bacon Brothers
Joan Baez
Kaye Ballard
Leon Bates
Harry Belafonte
Sandra Bernhard
Dickey Betts & Great Southern
Blind Boys of Alabama
Blue Man Group
Eric Bogosian
Ernest Borgnine
Philip Bosco
Leon Botstein
Carter Brey
Chris Botti
David Bromberg
Clarence “Gatemouth” Brown
Jackson Browne
Dave Brubeck
William Buckley
Buckwheat Zydeco
Garu Burton
David Byrne
John Cale
The Capitol Steps
Pat Carroll
Betty Carter
James Carter
Carol Channing
Harry Chapin
Tom Chapin
Cher
Cherish the Ladies
Gary Chryst
Vassar Clements
Rosemary Clooney
Natalie Cole
Honi Coles
Betty Comden
Barbara Cook
Shemkia Copeland
Chick Corea
Robert Cray Band
David Crosby
Merce Cunningham
Jane Curtin
Dark Star Orchestra
Ray Davies
John Densmore
Colleen Dewhurst
Ani Difranco
Phyllis Diller
Dr. John
Bob Dylan
Ramblin Jack Elliot
The Felice Brothers
Vladimir Feltsman

Roberta Flack
Bela Fleck & the Flecktones
Rudolf Firkusny
The Flying Karamazov Brothers
Rosemarie Freni
Robben Ford
Dana Fuchs
Jay Geils
Philip Glass
Dizzy Gillespie
Jeff Goldblum
David Gordon
Spalding Gray
Dick Gregory
Nanci Griffith
David Grisman
Arlo Guthrie
Buddy Guy
Hassan Hakmoun
John Hall
Marvin Hamlisch
Lionel Hampton
Herbie Hancock
Mary Cleere Haran
Mickey Hart
Levon Helm
Ed Herrmann
Maurice Hines
Hal Holbrook
Lorin Hollander
Bruce Hornsby
Hot Tuna
Zakir Hussain
Eric Idle
Julio Iglesias
Indigo Girls
Eileen Ivers
Joe Jackson
Ahmad Jamal
Luther “Guiter Jr” Johnson
Cherry Jones
James Earl Jones
Rickie Lee Jones
Sharon Jones & the Dap Kings
Keb Mo
Jack Kemp
B. B. King
Gladys Knight
Leo Kottke
Patti Labelle
Ladysmith Black Mambazo
Robert LaFosse
Christine Lahti
Jonny Lang
Ted Lange
Ruth Laredo
Amos Lee
Ramsey Lewis
Shari Lewis
Keith Lockhart
Los Lobos
Lyle Lovett
Natalie MacMaster
Taj Majal

Manhattan Transfer
Chuck Mangione
Marcel Marceau
Wynton Marsalis
Kevin McCarthy
Bobby McFerrin
Roger McGuinn
Kevin McKenzie
Don Mclean
Carmen McRae
Medeski, Martin & Wood
Brad Mehldau
Natalie Merchant
Pat Metheny
Mighty Clouds of Joy
Claude Monteux
James Moody
Mary Tyler Moore
Rita Moreno
Mummenshanz
Patrice Munsel
Charlie Musselwhite
R. Carlos Nakai
Holly Near
Randy Newman
Odetta
Sandra Day O’Connor
Sinead O’Connor
The O’Jays
OK Go
Christopher O’Riley
Al Pacino
Eddie Palmieri
Gov. George Pataki
Paul Taylor Dance Co.
Estelle Parsons
“Pinetop” Perkins
Itzhak Perlman
Roberta Peters
The Persausions
Madeleine Peyroux
Utah Phillips
Kate Pierson
Bucky Pizzarelli
John Pizzarelli
Paula Poundstone
Preservation Hall Jazz Band
John Prine
Rosemary Prinz
Tito Puente
Flora Purim & Airto
Bonnie Raitt
Jean-Pierre Rampal
Tony Randall
Lou Rawls
Helen Reddy
Steve Reich
Ronald Reagan, Jr.
Leon Redbone
Renaissance
Duke Robillard
Smokey Robinson
Henry Rollins
Sonny Rollins

Diana Ross
Todd Rundgren
Anna Russell
Nadia Salerno-Sonnenberg
Peter Schickele
Alan Schoenberger
Gerard Schwartz
Martin Scorsese
John Sebastian
Neil Sedaka
Pete Seeger
Peter Serkin
Anoushka Shankar
George Shearing
Bobby Short
Wayne Shorter
Frank Sinatra, Jr.
Patti Smith
Phoebe Snow
Ralph Stanley
Janos Starker
Connie Stevens
Richard Stolzman
Davis Strathairn
Elaine Stritch
Talking Heads
Billy Taylor
Susan Tedeschi
The Temptations
Richard Thompson
Marisa Tomei
Lily Tomlin
Toots & The Maytals
Mel Torme
Derek Trucks
Ronan Tynan
McCoy Tyner
Frankie Vallie
Martine Van Hamel
Frederica Von Stade
Rufus Wainwright
Tom Waits
Grover Washington Jr.
Heather Watts
Bob Weir
Dianne Weist
Bernie Williams
Dar Williams
Emlyn Williams
Lucinda Williams
Joe Williams
Cassandra Wilson
Nancy Wilson
Sallie Wilson
Teddie Wilson
William Windom
Paul Winter
Jeffrey Wright
Steven Wright
Henny Youngman
Paul Zaloom
Dan Zanes