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

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Sunday Jan 19, 2020
8:00PM
Ray On My Mind - The Ray Charles Story
Friday Jan 24, 2020
8:00PM
Artie Lange
Saturday Jan 25, 2020
8:00PM
Steven Wright
Friday Jan 31, 2020
8:00PM
AEG Presents
Voyage - A Tribute to Journey feat. Hugo
Saturday Feb 1, 2020
8:00PM
AEG Presents
Kal Penn
Friday Feb 7, 2020
8:00PM
Michael Feinstein & Haley Reinhart
Saturday Feb 8, 2020
8:00PM
Who’s Bad (Ultimate Michael Jackson Tribute)
Saturday Feb 15, 2020
8:00PM
38 Special
Sunday Feb 16, 2020
8:00PM
Eddie Levert - Songs & Stories of the O'Jays
Wednesday Feb 19, 2020
8:00PM
Queensrÿche
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