Keswick Theatre

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Keswick Theatre
Keswick Theater Montco PA.jpg
Keswick Theatre from Keswick Avenue
Keswick Theatre is located in Philadelphia
Keswick Theatre
Keswick Theatre
Location within Philadelphia
Keswick Theatre is located in Pennsylvania
Keswick Theatre
Keswick Theatre
Keswick Theatre (Pennsylvania)
Keswick Theatre is located in the United States
Keswick Theatre
Keswick Theatre
Keswick Theatre (the United States)
Address291 Keswick Avenue
Glenside, Pennsylvania
United States
Coordinates40°6′23″N 75°8′51″W / 40.10639°N 75.14750°W / 40.10639; -75.14750Coordinates: 40°6′23″N 75°8′51″W / 40.10639°N 75.14750°W / 40.10639; -75.14750
OwnerAEG Live
TypeTheatre
Genre(s)music, concerts
Capacity1300
Construction
OpenedDecember 24, 1928 (1928-12-24) as a vaudeville/movie house
1981 (1981) Re-opened
March 1988 (1988-03) Re-opened
Renovated1955 as a cinemascope film house
March 1988 (1988-03)
Closed1980 (1980)
December 1985 (1985-12)
ArchitectHorace Trumbauer
Website
www.keswicktheatre.com
Built1928
ArchitectHorace Trumbauer
Architectural styleTudor Revival
NRHP reference #83002263[1]
Added to NRHPJune 30, 1983

The Keswick Theatre is a privately owned theater in the Keswick Village section of Glenside, Pennsylvania, a suburb of Philadelphia. It was completed in 1928 and opened on Christmas night that year. After closing in 1985, it reopened in 1988, and has hosted numerous well-known acts, bands, in addition to hosting several community events. It was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1983. It has been owned by AEG Live since 2008.[2]

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