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
Tuesday Mar 31, 2020
JAKIB Media Partners Presents
A Benefit Concert w/ Muzz Skillings - CANCELLED
Saturday Apr 4, 2020
A Bowie Celebration - POSTPONED
Thursday Apr 9, 2020
The English Beat
Friday Apr 10, 2020
The Music of Cream - POSTPONED
Tuesday Apr 21, 2020
Charles Lloyd & The Marvels with special guest Lucinda Williams
Sunday Apr 26, 2020
Roseanne Barr - CANCELLED
Saturday May 2, 2020
The Underwater Bubble Show - CANCELLEED
Thursday May 7, 2020
Friday May 8, 2020
The Million Dollar Quartet
Saturday May 9, 2020
Al Stewart & Don Mclean - CANCELLED
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