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 Apr 18, 2019
8:00PM
Midnight Productions, Your Community's Premier Theatre Company Presents
Jesus Christ Superstar
Friday Apr 19, 2019
8:00PM
Midnight Productions, Your Community's Premier Theatre Company Presents
Jesus Christ Superstar
Saturday Apr 20, 2019
4:00PM
Midnight Productions, Your Community's Premier Theatre Company Presents
Jesus Christ Superstar
Saturday Apr 20, 2019
8:00PM
Midnight Productions, Your Community's Premier Theatre Company Presents
Jesus Christ Superstar
Tuesday Apr 23, 2019
8:00PM
TESLA
Friday Apr 26, 2019
7:30PM
The New Stylistics, The Manhattans & The Delfonics
Saturday Apr 27, 2019
8:00PM
Chick Corea & Bela Fleck Duet
Saturday May 4, 2019
7:30PM
The Marshall Tucker Band & The Outlaws
Friday May 10, 2019
8:00PM
The Temptations & The Four Tops
Saturday May 11, 2019
8:00PM
Kip Moore
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