The Keswick Theatre first opened its doors on Christmas Night, 1928. Nationally recognized as the most comfortable, acoustically perfect listening room in the entire Philadelphia market, the Keswick was designed by acclaimed architect Horace Trumbauer (who also created the Philadelphia Museum of Art!). Initially a combination vaudeville/movie house, the Keswick hosted such legends as Stepin’ Fetchit, Paul Robeson and Ina Ray Hutton (Betty’s sister) with her all-girl band. In 1955, the theater was remodeled into a cinemascope film house, hosting the area’s premiere releases of most of the big-budget movies from the 1950s and ’60s.  In Spring 1980, the Keswick closed its doors as a movie theater, slated for demolition. The Glenside Landmarks Society, a not-for-profit group,formed with the hope of restoring it to its former grandeur to operate as a performing arts center. It re-opened in 1981 with a sold-out concert by Fred Waring and the Young Pennsylvanians. Over the next four...

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Upcoming Events

Date & TimeEventActions
Saturday Jul 28, 2018
AEG Presents
Hippiefest 2018
Saturday Aug 11, 2018
BRE Presents
The Bacon Brothers
Saturday Aug 18, 2018
AEG Presents
Jean-Luc Ponty
Friday Sep 7, 2018
Main Event & AEG Presents
Classic Deep Purple Live performed by Glenn Hughes
Saturday Sep 15, 2018
Sal Valentinetti
Thursday Sep 20, 2018
AEG Presents
Chrisette Michele
Friday Sep 21, 2018
AM Productions & AEG Presents
Celtic Thunder
Friday Sep 28, 2018
AM Productons & AEG Presents
Wanda Sykes
Saturday Sep 29, 2018
FriendlyHart Productions Presents
70's Tribute Revival – A Tribute to U2, Meatloaf & Journey
Tuesday Oct 2, 2018
Point Entertainment & AEG Presents
Laverne Cox
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