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
Saturday May 4, 2019
The Marshall Tucker Band & The Outlaws
Friday May 10, 2019
The Temptations & The Four Tops
Saturday May 11, 2019
Kip Moore
Sunday May 19, 2019
Damien Escobar
Thursday May 23, 2019
Yann Tiersen
Wednesday May 29, 2019
Saturday Jun 1, 2019
Doo Wop Volume 5
Wednesday Jun 19, 2019
Happy Together Tour 2019
Saturday Jul 13, 2019
Friday Aug 23, 2019
Hot Tuna Electric & Dave Mason
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