NPR logo

Writer, actress and playwright Pamela Gien

Only Available in Archive Formats.
Writer, actress and playwright Pamela Gien

Writer, actress and playwright Pamela Gien

Writer, actress and playwright Pamela Gien

Only Available in Archive Formats.

South African writer, actress and first-time playwright Pamela Gien. Her off-broadway one-woman show is The Syringa Tree. It's a semi-autobiographical play about the love between two families, one black, one white. She plays 28 different characters in it.

Related NPR Stories

We no longer support commenting on NPR.org stories, but you can find us every day on Facebook, Twitter, email, and many other platforms. Learn more or contact us.