Donna Latham is an award-winning playwright in the wild. Her plays have been produced coast to coast and in Northern Ireland, Ireland, England, France, Scotland, and Indonesia. MOST WRETCHED DEATHBED FEVER DREAMS OF EDGAR ALLAN POE earned the Design Storm Collaboration Award at Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival, where Donna was a guest artist. And WE WILL SHARE THE SKY was a KCACTF David Mark Cohen Playwriting Award Finalist and recipient of the National Theatre for Young Audiences Playwriting Award from the University of Central Missouri. THE HAUNTED WIDOW LINCOLN, which went up at the Batavia Arts Council and Rover Dramawerks in Plano, Texas, was a semi-finalist for the Playwrights First Award and the Vittum Prize. Donna’s short plays are included in The Best American Short Plays 2016-2017, The Best American Short Plays 2014-2015, and 2016’s Best Ten-Minute Plays anthologies.
A resident playwright at Rising Sun Performance Company NYC and a script reader for Houston’s Alley Theatre, Donna’s a proud member of the Dramatists Guild.
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I'm a feminist playwright intrigued with exploring humanity. My aesthetic includes elements of magical realism, dark comedy, and historical and Shakespearean figures tossed into the cauldron.
LIST OF PLAYS
These plays and more are available at Donna’s New Play Exchange page.
SUFFER A WITCH
THE HAUNTED WIDOW LINCOLN
SCREWING AROUND WITH SHAKESPEARE
MOST WRETCHED DEATHBED FEVER DREAMS OF EDGAR ALLAN POE
A MIDNIGHT CLEAR: THE CHRISTMAS TRUCE OF 1914
AND WE WILL SHARE THE SKY
2 B OR NAH: SEXTING HAMLET
GONNA NEED TO SEE SOME ID
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