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 Oct 11, 2019
8:00PM
Flying Colors
Saturday Oct 12, 2019
8:00PM
Renaissance
Tuesday Oct 15, 2019
8:00PM
AEG Presents
It was Fifty Years Ago Today - A Tribute to The Beatles White Album
Thursday Oct 17, 2019
8:00PM
AEG & BEN FM Presents
Rick Springfield & Richard Marx
Friday Oct 18, 2019
8:00PM
AEG Presents
DENNIS DEYOUNG: THE GRAND ILLUSION 40TH ANNIVERSARY ALBUM TOUR
Saturday Oct 19, 2019
8:00PM
AEG Presents
Peter Bence
Wednesday Oct 23, 2019
8:00PM
Sergio Mendes
Friday Oct 25, 2019
8:00PM
Bob Saget
Saturday Oct 26, 2019
8:00PM
Tegan and Sara
Sunday Oct 27, 2019
7:00PM
Sam Bush & Travelin' McCourys
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