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"In a mostly silent role, Janine Burgener puts on an
incredibly cute and happy face as Snoopy's best friend, Woodstock."
, 12/2/2013 broadwayworld.com "The cast
could not be better. Watch them -- they will all be huge stars along the way."
, 12/8/2013 Lee Hartgrave Tonight "I was charmed by [Janine] Burgener's
vibrant little bird, Woodstock's dance."
, 12/10/2013 For All Events
pitch-perfect singers, actors are worth the trip."
, 5/10/2013 Beyond Chron "...a
fantastic ensemble also mounts an impossible-to-ignore smorgasbord of ever-changing, delightful characters."
, 5/10/2013 broadwayworld.com "The cast flourishes with
, 5/14/2013 Talkin' Broadway
"Janine Burgener gave a
fine performance as the wife of one of the ex-soldiers."
, 11/18/2012 Talkin' Broadway "Petite Janine Burgener...does have a
beautiful voice for The Image of You."
, 11/12/2012 examiner.com "Janine Burgener finishes out the cast as a townswoman and American wife with a
, 11/5/2012 broadwayworld.com
"...42nd Street Moon has brought together the
perfect creative team and cast to convey the varying emotions of energy, passion and anger throughout the show."
, 5/8/2012 broadwayworld.com
"...all of the characters are
interestingly complex and wonderfully executed by all concerned..."
Gregory M. Alonzo,
, 12/4/2011 Stark Insider
4-D performances as they were meant to be seen."
, 10/15/2010 Beyond Chron
"...the Willows ensemble are all standouts - no weak link in the bunch...Burgener masters her character's broken English with
great comic timing..."
, 7/13/2010 examiner.com "Jordan DeLong and Janine Burgener make a
riotous comic/straight man team as human couple Brian and Christmas Eve."
, 6/29/2010 Martinez News-Gazette "Janine Burgener, whose Christmas Eve threatens to be cliché in early scenes, winds up
stealing the heart of the show with 'The More You Ruv Someone.'"
, 7/9/2010 Clayton Pioneer, p. 16 "...the cast assembled by director Jon Marshall squeezes every moment of comedy and pathos out of the hilarious script."
, 6/30/2010 San Jose Mercury News
"...what makes it all work so well is the
hugely talented cast, gifted with a remarkable sense of comedic timing and know-how, and great singing pipes."
, 4/13/2009 Contra Costa Times "The contrast between the professional team of Blisset and Paige and the trio so
playfully portrayed by Payne, Burgener and Angell makes for an entertaining and satisfying evening."
, 4/16/2009 Martinez News-Gazette
"Performances by...Janine Burgener (
nice physical comedy and adept silliness as Dromio of Ephesus)...lead a uniformally fine cast."
Online Member Review,
, 9/10/2008 Artsopolis
"Most of the actors are
adept at both the humor and the drama...Burgener is a charming Lala, shallow and society-driven, hunting openly for the right man to secure her future. Her weeping is hysterical, and her turn in a plantation ballgown absolutely wonderful."
, 12/7/2007 Palo Alto Weekly "...Janine Burgener, an actress of
elfish beauty, slim figure and expressive countenance..."
, 12/27/2007 Out and About Magazine
"John Rutski (Tobias Gilmore) and Janine Burgener (Persis Devore)...pull off the injured husband and the unassuming but tolerant interior designer quite well."
W. Fred Crow,
, 11/3/2005 The Milpitas Post
"Janine Burgener (double cast as Louise Lerman and Eve)...deliver[s] equally
top drawer and very funny characterizations."
, 12/20/2004 Nevada Events & Reviews
most poignant scene is between Titus's brother, Marcus (solidly acted by James Scoggins), and his brutalized daughter, Lavinia ( sensitively realized by Janine Burgener), and is beautifully managed by both actors."
"But Burgener's performance, which could have been benign, is
infused with tragedy. Initially she appears the good daughter, the ingenue. But after her rape, the amputation of her hands and removal of her tongue, she becomes a mute testament to despair."
, 7/11/2004 Reno Gazette-Journal
"Susy is a great character, and Burgener does an
excellent job of portraying her transformation from cripple to bad-ass."
, 5/16/2003 Reno News & Review