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Suffer A Witch by Donna Latham Presented by WSRep LAB Series FREE Admission A trial of good and evil. Independent, tart-tongued, and unorthodox, herbalist-healer Grace sticks out like a witch’s teat in a God-fearing community. When the court orders a trial by water, Grace is dunked into the waters of Lynnhaven River. Will Grace sink or float? Is she innocent or guilty? Donna Latham’s plays have been produced coast to coast and in Northern Ireland, Ireland, England, and Indonesia. “And We Will Share the Sky” was a Kennedy Center Regional Finalist for the David Mark Cohen Playwriting Award and recipient of the National Theatre for Young Audiences Playwriting Award. “Grievances and Whirligigs” was part of the Biscuit Tin Reading Series in Belfast and had readings at No Shame Athens in Georgia and the EstroGenius Festival at Manhattan Theatre Source. “A Midnight Clear: The Christmas Truce of 1914” was a semi-finalist, Dionysus Cup Festival of New Plays, Polarity Ensemble Theatre Company, Chicago. “The Haunted Widow Lincoln” was a semi-finalist for the Playwrights First Award and the Vittum Prize. Donna’s plays are licensed with several publishers and are included in The Best American Short Plays 2014-2015 and 2016’s Best Ten-Minute Plays anthologies. Donna is a resident playwright at Rising Sun Performance Company in NYC. She’s a proud member of the Dramatist Guild.