PARIS – There will be a lot of clowning around going on at the Moore Park Art Show as part of a full day of live entertainment 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Sunday, July 31,. The rain date is Saturday, Aug. 6. 
Organizers are pleased to partner with the Celebration Barn Theater to present the renowned Matthew R. Wilson who will perform excerpts from his original show, “The Great One-Man Commedia Epic,” at 1 p.m.
 
The Washington Post said about Wilson’s show: “Take the kids, take the parents; this is refined clowning with an appealingly personable touch.”
 
Wilson has appeared onscreen in film, television and video and performed in theaters all around the world. He made his television debut in CBS’s “As the World Turns” and appears in season two of the Netflix original TV series “House of Cards” as a U.S. Senator opposite Kevin Spacey.
 
Wilson was a nominee for  the Helen Hayes Award for Outstanding New Play and a winner of the Helen Hayes Award for Outstanding Emerging Theatre Company,. He has has performance credits across the country and U.K.
 
While more than 30 artists and fine crafters are the backbone of this all-ages event, a full day of live performances cap off the show with dance, music, giant puppetry and theater.  In addition, other performances will feature: Nevaeh Dance Company at 10 a.m.; singer-songwriter Terry Swett at 11 a.m.;  Just Us Two, vocal/guitar duo at noon; Matthew Wilson at 1 p.m.; Circus Olé giant puppets at 2 p.m.;  and the jam-soul music of The Youngerbloods will close out the show at 3 p.m.
 
Moore Park is located on Route 26 in the heart of the Town of South Paris. This is a community and pet friendly event for all ages. 

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