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“A sharp, hilarious, and heartfelt work that offers
a new take on the age-old mysteries of love and loss.”

- NYTheatre.com (Critics Pick)


Spill The Wine


The enchanting and heartbreaking story of a woman forced to confront her own identity. Emma and her husband Page wrestle with the pain and confusion of her leaving him for a woman, when it seems that she discovers her true sexuality. Emma is faced with the reality of having to choose between the husband she knows she loves, and the new woman in her life. But when Page uncovers a secret, the characters are forced to confront the truth and what it really means to be in love.


Directed by Margarett Perry
With Michael Huston, Chris Kipiniak, Deborah Knox, January LaVoy & Jennifer Merrill


Spill the Wine by Brian DykstraSpill the Wine by Brian DykstraCharacter Breakdown

1 Men, 4 Women



GayFest NYC, TBG Theatre


New York Theatre Workshop
Philadelphia Theatre Company
Cherry Lane Theater (NYC)


Spill the WinePress

“What elevates Spill the Wine to is Dykstra's unabashed adoration of language and its infinite uses. The words that spring from his characters' mouths bite, bark, stab, comfort, punish, console, cuddle, and entertain, often switching permutations within a matter of seconds. And although most of the dialogue is laden with quotable one-liners, it is when he lets his characters breathe into minutes-long monologues that Dykstra truly revels in his talent as a wordsmith.”

NYTheatre.com (Critics Pick)