Thursday , August 13 2020

Music

Concert Review: Dennis DeYoung and the Music of Styx at FestiVille, Millersville, PA, April 28, 2018

August Zadra and Dennis DeYoung at FestiVille (Credit: Pat Cuadros)

Songwriter, keyboardist, and original vocalist of Styx Dennis DeYoung brought class, music, and fun to Millersville University's second annual spring FestiVille.

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Theater Review (NYC): ‘Chess’ at the Gallery Players

Chris Jumper, Jennifer Walder, Joey Donnelly, MariaElisa Costa, Doug Chitel, Dennis Wees, Carman Napier in 'Chess' at the Gallery Players (photo by Ryan Graytok)

Rather than rehashing what's wrong with 'Chess,' I'll describe why it's still possible to enjoy the Gallery Players' production. The music is perhaps the most advanced artistic evolution of glossy '80s pop. And while I'm sure there are some curmudgeons out there who weren't fans of ABBA's sunny sound, Andersson and Ulvaeus were brilliant songwriters, master craftsmen not only of shiny dance tunes but also of lovely songs of love and loss.

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