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When: Wednesdays-Sundays. Continues through Dec. 21 2014

I spent about two hours going over the Danny Casolaro case with Timeline Theatre the other night. Guided by Casolaro's playwriting cousin Dominic Orlando, director Nick Bowling, and six skilled actors, I waded through topics ranging from a software maker's lawsuit against the U.S. Department of Justice to the Reagan presidential campaign's $40 million bribe to the Iranians. Among much else, we covered secret munitions research on an Indian reservation, how the Bank of Credit and Commerce International got to be a GCB (global criminal bank), loads of dirty tricks, and sundry suspicious deaths—including Casolaro's own. George H. W. Bush's name came up. So did Lyndon LaRouche's. Most important, I was apprised of how Casolaro thought all these tidbits tied together in a grand conspiracy—a kind of Unified Crime Theory he referred to as the "Octopus." To be honest, I didn't understand all of it. But then it seems probable that Casolaro didn't either. Continue reading >>

Price: $39-$52

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