Image: Camden People's Theatre
"I was not alive when he was born.
He was not alive when I was born."
In 1983, a child went missing from a Hollywood shopping mall.
Adam Walsh became the most famous missing child in American history.
In 2017, a man called Adam Welsh Googled himself and found Adam Walsh …
And then he wrote this show.
There but for the grace of God (go I) is a comparison between an unknown living man and a famous missing child.
It engages in weighing up the value of a life: what constitutes real success.
By combining true-crime, live song and autobiography, Adam Welsh reflects on the care parents have for their children, but how they can't always help them.
It is a meditation on how tragedy can render the world meaningful, an investigation into why we are not yet dead …
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London NW1 2PY
Performance days & times
Tuesday ‑ 7‑00pm
Wednesday ‑ 7‑00pm
Thursday ‑ 7‑00pm
Friday ‑ 7‑00pm
Saturday ‑ 7‑00pm
Production: Adam Welsh