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 Aug 15, 2020
8:00PM
Dion
Saturday Aug 22, 2020
8:00PM
AEG Presents
The Ultimate Elvis Tribute Artist Experience
Sunday Sep 6, 2020
8:00PM
Happy Together Tour 2020
Saturday Sep 12, 2020
7:30PM
ABBAFAB
Sunday Sep 13, 2020
6:00PM
CARINI IOD Presents
Toti & Totino
Wednesday Nov 18, 2020
8:00PM
Sebastian Bach
Saturday Nov 21, 2020
7:00PM
AEG Presents
Legendary Ladies of Motown
Saturday Nov 21, 2020
8:00PM
The Musical Box: A Genesis Extravaganza Volume 2
Sunday Nov 22, 2020
8:00PM
The Musical Box : A Genesis Extravaganza Volume 2
Friday Jan 29, 2021
8:00PM
Mike Marino + Special guest TBA
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