PARIS — Celebration Barn Theater will present “Ping Pong Circus” at 7:30 p.m Saturday, Sept. 22. The show will be hosted by Michael Trautman as King Pong. He’ll be joined on stage by performers from Circus Smirkus and Circus Maine’s Youth Troupe.

King Pong returns to Celebration Barn fresh off of appearances on ABC’s “The Gong Show,” at Moisture Festival and at the International Jugglers Association annual convention. Trautman has been delighting audiences for years as King Pong “The Human Pop Gun!” with magic, juggling, audience participation and the only target-shooting, ping pong-spitting act in the world.

“Ping Pong Circus” will feature a variety of circus acts from local performers Theo LeBlanc, Grace McNally, Tess McNally, Caroline Odlin-Brewer and Annika Schmidt. This performance is well-suited for audiences of all ages.

Tickets are available for $14 for adults, $12 for seniors (60-plus) and $8 for kids 17 and under. All tickets are general admission; members receive priority seating. Lobby and concessions open at 6:30 p.m. Purchasing tickets in advance is strongly recommended.

To purchase tickets or find more information, visit or call the Barn’s box office at 207-743-8452. Celebration Barn Theater is just off Route 117 at 190 Stock Farm Road in South Paris.

Michael Trautman as King Pong

Annika Schmidt of Circus Maine’s Youth Troupe

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