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
Thursday Sep 27, 2018
8:00PM
AEG Presents
Tamia
Friday Sep 28, 2018
7:30PM
AM Productons & AEG Presents
Wanda Sykes
Saturday Sep 29, 2018
8:00PM
FriendlyHart Productions Presents
70's Tribute Revival – A Tribute to Aerosmith, Meatloaf & Journey
Sunday Sep 30, 2018
7:00PM
Epic Church Ten Year Celebration & Album Release
Tuesday Oct 2, 2018
8:00PM
Point Entertainment & AEG Presents
Laverne Cox
Thursday Oct 4, 2018
8:00PM
AEG Presents
The Greatest Love of All: The Whitney Houston Show starring Belinda Davids
Friday Oct 5, 2018
8:00PM
BRE Presents
Kansas
Saturday Oct 6, 2018
8:00PM
AEG Presents
Songs From The Hymnal: An Evening With Brian Fallon and special guest Craig Finn
Sunday Oct 7, 2018
8:00PM
AEG Presents
Arlo Guthrie
Thursday Oct 11, 2018
7:30PM
BRE Presents
Indigo Girls
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