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Keswick Theatre

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Sound is sweet at every seat

The theater has awesome seats and the sound is great. The hall itself is small and is old, but we... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Paula M
Glenside, Pennsylvania
Old but good

It looks a little old and run-down but the overall set-up is good if you consider how it sounds in... read more

Reviewed July 30, 2019
Pranshu J
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291 N Keswick Ave, Glenside, PA 19038-4814
+1 215-572-7650
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The theater has awesome seats and the sound is great. The hall itself is small and is old, but we go there because it is close, the cost is reasonable and the bookings suit our taste.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Paula M
Reviewed July 30, 2019

It looks a little old and run-down but the overall set-up is good if you consider how it sounds in there. Its also nice that its in this cute and quaint locality of Keswick village and there are couple of nice food options outside. Theres...More

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank Pranshu J
Reviewed July 19, 2019 via mobile

So... Ratt in concert at the Keswick Theatre was a first date experience. We arrived early and we were interested in having a drink somewhere downtown. We asked if the theater had a bar and finding out that they did, we went inside instead. After...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank drftr09
Reviewed June 24, 2019

You typically don't go the a concert to mesmerize yourself in the concert hall, but for the Band, and the particular sound that the hall provides. The sound and acoustics provided by the Keswick Theater are excellent. Anyone who finds a band that they like...More

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank RicRei
Reviewed June 19, 2019

This place holds a nice size crowd but you don't feel crammed in. All the seats are good and the sound is also. I've seen concerts, comedians, a couple other shows here over the years and have never been disappointed. Its not brand new so...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Elaine K
Reviewed June 6, 2019

The small size, relative to other venues, means you can pretty much see from anywhere, provided you're not behind a tall person. :) The theatre is in desperate need of renovations, however, so I really hope they find a way to make repairs soon!

Date of experience: October 2018
Reviewed May 6, 2019

Been here before, was hoping they had fixed the air conditioning, but no, it was unbearingly hot. Same old seats, tiny and uncomfortable. Same old bathrooms, perfect if you are at a concert of 500 or so. This place holds about 1500. Really dissapointed in...More

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank Bob W
Reviewed April 20, 2019

We saw "Jesus Christ Superstar" on Good Friday. We love the theater; small enough to feel intimate. The production far, far exceeded our expectations. The cast was superb, staging was inventive for a small space (the aisles are used in crowd scenes and the Cross...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank LadyKBucksCo_
Reviewed March 18, 2019 via mobile

This is a nice historic theater for concerts and similar shows. I have been there twice and there really isn’t a bad seat since the theater is quaint. The seats are smaller than I would prefer but it’s workable for a show. To be honest...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed January 27, 2019

Close to my home in a neighborhood setting. Sits on a street among quite a few restaurants if you want to arrive super early to have dinner before the show. Close to jenkintown, willow grove and Hatboro if you want to eat nearby and then...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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May 21, 2018|
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Response from Nancy L | Reviewed this property |
The parking lot behind the theater is very small and cannot accommodate anywhere close to the crowd they get. The sooner you get there the better. I would recommend as others, to go early and get reservations at one of the... More
April 8, 2018|
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Response from Bob L | Reviewed this property |
You can get to an orchestra seat without climbing stairs, but restrooms requires steps. Solution: several good restaurants near the theater; have dinner there and use their facilities
October 2, 2016|
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Response from travelingsteve55 | Reviewed this property |
Yes. There actually is a restaurant right next store that was very busy and a Greek place across the street which is very good.