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 Mar 29, 2019
Los Lobos
Saturday Mar 30, 2019
Friendly Hart Productions
Saturday Night Fever - The Trammps & The New York Bee Gees
Sunday Mar 31, 2019
Ruben Studdard Sings Luther Vandross
Thursday Apr 4, 2019
AEG Presents
Robin Trower
Friday Apr 5, 2019
One Night of Queen
Saturday Apr 6, 2019
Abington PAL
Real Diamond
Monday Apr 8, 2019
Mott The Hoople '74
Thursday Apr 11, 2019
Kris Kristofferson & The Strangers
Saturday Apr 13, 2019
The Heavy Hittas of Comedy feat. Sommore, Nephew Tommy, Kleon the Comedian
Saturday Apr 13, 2019
The Heavy Hittas of Comedy feat. Sommore, Nephew Tommy, Kleon the Comedian
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