Event Information
Beverly Bonner Presents
Casey---30 Years Later!
Sunday, June 16, 2013 through Tuesday, September 24, 2013

Catch up with Casey from Frank Henenlotters cult horror film BASKET CASE!

Length: 1 hr 45 mins
Intermission: Yes
Seating: General Admission
You choose your seats when you get to the theater.

Beverly Bonner’s live stage show “CASEY - 30 YEARS LATER”, a hilarious play based upon her Casey character from the Frank Henenlotter's classic cult Horror Film, BASKET CASE returns to New York City.

This exciting night opens with dynamic opening acts, followed by live presentation of CASEY----30 YEARS LATER.

BASKET CASE, released in 1982, tells the story of a young man who carries his deformed conjoined twin brother in a large basket while seeking vengeance on the doctors who separated them against their will. Written and directed by Frank Henenlotter, BASKET CASE became a cult hit and spawned two sequels.

“Casey---30 Years Later” catches up with Bonner’s character from the film series, she owns a lower East Side Bar in New York City and has a stable of Mature Ladies of the Evening to help with the expenses of the Bar and Home upstairs.

Casey is interviewed by a fan, a college reporter who seeks to find out what she’s been up to all these years. Other key players are Kitty, Casey’s sexy, trashy, dumb bar waitress obsessed with Reality Shows and Casey’s Religious Fanatic niece, Judy. Complete listing of this double cast can be found on www.BeverlyBonner.com.

The show is hilarious and Ms. Bonner’s comic timing is flawless, she and the other splendid cast members are a charismatic, hilarious mix. Max Cheney, award winning blogger (The Drunken Severed Head), reviewed the August 2011 world premiere of the show at the Hollywood Theater in Pittsburgh, PA: See some of his comments below:

“The premise is that Casey, even brassier and sassier than in her youth, now runs a call girl service for elderly hookers, and is visited by a young journalist who wants to interview her about the people--including the monstrous Belial--seen in the cult movie.

………it was also very funny! I laughed so hard at one point the row in front of me jumped--but they were laughing, too. I thought this was a smart event--more than a personal appearance of an actor at a film showing, this extended the movie's story. Henenlotter gave Ms. Bonner his blessing for the show because he enjoys her comedic talent. It was amply on display here…..”


An actress, comedian, producer, playwright and director, Ms. Bonner has appeared in films, stage productions and television. In addition to her role as Casey in the BASKET CASE series (she has appeared in all of Mr. Henenlotter’s films, FRANKENHOOKER, BRAIN DAMAGE and BAD BIOLOGY and she just filmed this past summer 2012 a special appearance in Mr. Henenlotter’s latest film, “The Art Thieves”), she has appeared in more than 45 stage plays, most notably featured in the long running WOMEN BEHIND BARS with the late actor Divine (she is one of the people interviewed for the upcoming documentary, I AM DIVINE).

Ms. Bonner wrote, produced and directed THE BEVERLY BONNER SHOW and BEVERLY BONNER’S LAUGH TRACK for television which ran in New York, Los Angeles and Detroit for many years. Most recently she could be seen in her play THE GLORIA GLITTER SHOW and HELP!! LET ME OUT OF MYSELF, which she has had to retire for now because of the huge response to CASEY---30 YEARS LATER. Visit her web site at www.beverlybonner.com for more information on upcoming shows.

Tickets for the show are $15 in advance at SmartTix.com or $20 at the door. There is a two drink minimum. The Broadway Comedy Club is located at 318 West 53rd Street (8th and 9th), NYC.


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This event is general admission and no seating is assigned at this time. You will choose your seats when you arrive at the venue. Please view the 'More info' link to view if the venue is ADA Complaint.