Entertainment Services has released its 2021 Summer/Fall event lineup, which will bring in major comedians, movie stars and rock icons to Rome Capitol Theatre.
“We have been working with the Capitol Theatre to bring in outside rental programming to the newly-restored Capitol Theatre,” said Entertainment Services President Bill DiPaolo.
Entertainment Services will rent the theater, with rentals benefiting the Capitol, as well as helping support neighboring restaurants and businesses.
Shows will kick off on July 31 with a massive Comedy Central NY show featuring America’s Got Talent’s Moody McCarthy, Tavis Blunt from Kevin Hart’s Comedy Tour, and Josh Wilbert from the Comedy Cup.
Ari Lehman of Friday the 13th fame and the band, First Jason, will appear Aug. 28. Lehman played the young Jason in the original Friday the 13th movie. There will be a showing of the film followed by a live concert from the rock band First Jason featuring Lehman, and then a full meet-and-greet to follow.
On Oct. 8, Whitesnake’s Joel Hoekstra and Brandon Gibbs will rock the Capitol with local artists Tyler The Band. Hoekstra is a legendary guitarist for Whitesnake, Foreigner, Night Ranger, Cher and the Trans-Siberian Orchestra. He will play all of his hits with Brandon Gibbs, the vocalist for Cheap Thrill and Devil City Angels.
Oct. 9 will feature All Revved Up! The Ultimate Meatloaf Tribute Show. The show features the full experience of seeing Meatloaf live in concert with costume changes and a full band covering all of his albums.
Nov. 19 will offer the chance to see three 90s Rock voices together — Anthony Corder of Tora Tora, Eric Martin of Mr. BIG and PJ Farley of Trixter, with Ben Hans on percussion.
On Nov. 20 will be LoveSexy — The Prince Concert Experience. Audience members are promised to experience Prince in concert as LoveSexy brings the live concert experience of Prince, Morris Day and the Time and Sheena E. to life.
In celebration of the upcoming holiday season on Nov. 27, cast members of the Christmas Story will come to town. It will be a chance to meet the bad guys Grover Dill/Yano Anaya and Scutt Farcus/Zack Ward and Flick/Scott Schwartz, the kid who sticks his tongue to the pole. Audience members will watch the movie followed by a question-and-answer session, with opportunities for autographs and photos.
All tickets are available at the Rome Capitol Theatre wwwromecapitol.com or by calling 315-337-6277. For more information about any of the events, contact Bill Di Paolo at www.entertainmentservicesny.com.