There but for the grace of God (go I)


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.
There but for the grace of God (go I) at Camden People's Theatre

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Overview


Genre: Experimental
Venue: Camden People's Theatre
Started: Tuesday 5 December 2017
Closed: Saturday 9 December 2017
Running time:To be confirmed
Age suitability: 16+

Synopsis


"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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58-60 Hampstead Road
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Box office tel: 0207 419 4841

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Dates


Previews from:Tuesday 5 December 2017

Closes:Saturday 9 December 2017

Performance days & times


Evening:

Tuesday ‑ 7‑00pm

Wednesday ‑ 7‑00pm

Thursday ‑ 7‑00pm

Friday ‑ 7‑00pm

Saturday ‑ 7‑00pm


Matinee:
-

Tickets


Standard:
£12

Concessions:
£10

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Creatives


Production: Adam Welsh

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