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

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Time 19:00
Date 06/12/17
Price £12

Combining true-crime, re-enactment and autobiography, Adam Walsh's solo show follows the story of two missing children whose lives collide.

Running from: Tue 05 - Sat 09 Dec.

In 1983, a child went missing from a Hollywood shopping mall. Adam Welsh became the most famous missing child in American history. In 2017, a man called Adam Walsh 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, reenactment 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 not being dead, yet.

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COMPETITION: Win 1x pair of tickets to attend Adam Welsh: There but for the grace of God (go I) at Camden People's Theatre at 19:00 on Saturday 9 December. To enter the competition, send an email to vienna@run-riot.com with the correct answer in the ‘subject’ line. The winner will be randomly selected.

Q: Adam Welsh is a theatre maker, performer and sound artist. He is the founder member and associate artist of which Obie award-winning theatre company?
A: .1) Dead Centre .2) Off Centre .3) Slightly Central .4) Verging on the Edge of Central