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 Feb 22, 2019
7:00PM
Seth Meyers
Friday Feb 22, 2019
10:00PM
Seth Meyers
Saturday Feb 23, 2019
8:00PM
Friendly Hart Productions
Disco Love - A Tribute to Donna Summer & Barry White
Sunday Feb 24, 2019
7:00PM
Paul Simon's Graceland perfromed by The London African Gospel Choir
Thursday Feb 28, 2019
8:00PM
AEG Presents
Travis Greene & Mosaic MSC
Friday Mar 1, 2019
8:00PM
Dead On Live
Saturday Mar 2, 2019
8:00PM
Calling All Divas
Sunday Mar 3, 2019
7:30PM
Alan Parsons Live Project
Wednesday Mar 6, 2019
8:00PM
AEG Presents
The Monkees feat Mike Nesmith & Micky Dolenz
Friday Mar 8, 2019
8:00PM
Rich Vos, Robert Kelly, Jim Florentine, Ron Bennington
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