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MAR 2020

HOARD

Virginia Wall Gruenert and Erika Cuenca are unequivocally the performers two-person shows should be created for—impassioned, invested and thrilling from start to finish.  PGH in the round

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DEC 2013

WELL

Gruenert's miraculous performance as Ann is as amazing as it is because it's all happening in miniature." 
Pittsburgh City Paper


Gruenert... plays Ann with an admirable low center of gravity...it's the best thing I've seen her do."  
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

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OCT 2011

Shaken & Stirred

The result left a deep, thoughtful, strong impression long after I’d departed the theater..." WRCT Pittsburgh
"...a gripping, emotion-packed drama with considerable moments of comic relief ... " Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

"...Gruenert  has a star turn in the surprising role of a long-time AA sponsor, not to mention Happy's beleaguered mother."
Pittsburgh City Paper

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DEC 2008

Season Greetings

"Gruenert's comedic timing and command of the stage are evident..."  

Pittsburgh City Paper

"...a tour de force for Gruenert..."
 Observer-Reporter

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APR 2018

Byhalia, Mississippi

Virginia Wall Gruenert is a powerful presence on the stage. Her Celeste is brash, loud and controlling…“...and these five magnetic actors handle the challenge brilliantly. Go see it.”
Pittsburgh City Paper

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OCT 2012

The Other Place

"...a commanding tour-de-force performance..."
Pittsburgh Owl Scribe

"...she has it all, she does it all..."
 WRCT Pittsburgh

The performance is heartbreaking..." Pittsburgh Magazine

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OCT 2010

'Night, Mother

"Acted with nothing less than brilliance by Virginia Wall Gruenert."
Observer-Reporter

"...Gruenert pulls out all the stops as Thelma...she really displays her acting chops by showing an incredible range of emotions."
Pittsburgh Out Magazine

"...Gruenert's Thelma , meanwhile, is an ...emotional maelstrom..."
Pittsburgh City Paper

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AUG 2008

Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?

"...you will find no flaw in the performing...Edward Albee would be proud."

WRCT Pittsburgh
 

"...Gruenert comes through beautifully..."

Observer Reporter

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MAR 2015

GHOSTS

(Wall Gruenert’s) sympathetic portrayal of an independent woman trapped in an oppressive society is the heart and soul of this production.”  Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

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DEC 2011

The House of Yes

"Fortunately, Virginia Wall Gruenert, as Mrs. Pascal, has both the jokes and the skill to knock 'em home."

Pittsburgh City Paper 
"Mrs. Pascal... is played to perfection by Virginia Wall Gruenert... she is a gorgon of a mother... She has a real knack for delivering Pascal’s deadly one-liners."
Pittsburgh Theater Today 

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OCT 2009

Agnes of God

...Gruenert manages to flow from hard-nosed atheist shrink to a curious, faith-searching healer in a slow, even keel"
Pittsburgh City Paper 

"I admire Gruenert's performance..."  
Observer-Reporter

"...Gruenert manages to embody...to perfection."  Pittsburgh Out Magazine

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NOV 2007

Shaken & Stirred

First play for  off the WALL productions.

Written and performed by Virginia Wall Gruenert

" ... a triumph..."
Observer Reporter"


... Best Play 2007 ..."  
Pittsburgh Post Gazette  - Readers Choice