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
Friday Jan 18, 2019
8:00PM
Taylor Dayne & Color Me Badd
Friday Jan 25, 2019
8:00PM
AEG Presents & XPN Welcomes
Neko Case
Thursday Jan 31, 2019
7:30PM
AEG & AM Productions Present
The Midtown Men
Saturday Feb 2, 2019
8:00PM
Peabo Bryson
Thursday Feb 7, 2019
8:00PM
AEG Presents
Masters of Illusion Live
Saturday Feb 9, 2019
8:00PM
An Evening with Patti Stanger
Sunday Feb 10, 2019
3:00PM
Lonesome Traveler: A Concert feat. Peter Yarrow
Friday Feb 15, 2019
8:00PM
AEG Presents
Who's Bad: The World's #1 Michael Jackson Tribute Band
Saturday Feb 16, 2019
8:00PM
AEG Presents
Neal Morse Band
Sunday Feb 17, 2019
3:00PM
Presented by Nationwide
Jack Hanna
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