PARIS — Celebration Barn Theater will present two shows July 23 featuring over a dozen performances from over 20 artists in its biggest event of the season.

At 2 p.m., the Big Barn Family Show provides young audiences with a variety of performers in a kid-friendly environment designed to give them a chance to learn about the arts. The show’s running time is approximately 60 minutes.
Performers in the Big Barn Family Show will include:
• Circus artist and performer with Pilobolus Dance Theater Molly Gawler;
• Brazilian-born storyteller Antonio Rocha;
• Mime-dancer Karen Montanaro;
• Emmy-award nominated viral video artist Fritz Grobe; and 
• Eccentric actress Amanda Huotari.
The Big Barn Spectacular at 8 p.m. packs in even more performances from around the country. In addition to the guests listed above, it will feature masked marvel and stilt-dancer Michael Cooper, one-man band Rick Adam, and a national ensemble training intensively at Celebration Barn.
The Big Barn Spectacular also marks the conclusion of Celebration Barn’s silent auction. The online portion of the auction, available at, is open until 6 p.m. July 23.
Prior to the Big Barn Spectacular and during intermission, all of the auction items will be presented for anonymous, in-person bidding. Proxy bidding is also possible for those who are not in attendance.
All tickets to the Big Barn Family Show at 2 p.m. Saturday, July 23, are available for $10. Lobby and concessions open at 1:30 p.m.
All tickets to the Big Barn Spectacular at 8 p.m. July 23 are available for $18. Lobby and concessions open at 7 p.m.
To purchase tickets or find more information, visit or call the Barn’s box office at (207) 743-8452.
Celebration Barn Theater is at 190 Stock Farm Road off Route 117 in South Paris. Seating is general admission; members receive priority seating. Purchasing tickets in advance is strongly recommended.

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