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Dan Sareen's family drama exploring the difficulties of keeping a family's cultural heritage alive.

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Critic Reviews (5)

November 7th, 2023

“Sareen’s writing excels in questioning Rachel’s, and by proxy her generation’s, indignation is justified. ‘Passing’ could easily turn into a finger wagging polemical chiding a generation of immigrants for turning their back on the culture of their homeland but the play’s strength lies in its confident curiosity and big-hearted generosity to both perspectives.”
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London Theatre
November 17th, 2023

“What remains of us may indeed be love, ‘Passing’ suggests, as the characters feel their way toward an ever-evolving rapport. But that primary emotion walks a tricky tightrope as the play evokes a time of festivity located on the very faultline of loss.”
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The Stage (UK)
November 7th, 2023

“This is a big play, bursting at the seams with big emotions. Characters become mouthpieces for the various conflicts that people born into biracial families have to contend with, which sometimes impedes the pace.”
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The Arts Desk
November 20th, 2023

“ ‘Passing’, Dan Sareen’s new ‘family comedy-drama’ at the Park Theatre, raises some interesting points about identity and belonging. But it goes harder on the comedy than the drama, and doesn’t quite deliver on either of them.”
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West End Best Friend
November 11th, 2023

“The only real drawback is the play's running time. Two hours and twenty minutes (including the interval) is excessive if that time isn't being used to move the story forward...That quibble aside an excellent cast act their socks off, exuding charm and likeability. It sums up life; a series of dramas broken down by moments of light relief!”
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