Saturday, October 23, 2010

Donnie Brasco: A One-Man Play About Legendary FBI Agent Joe Pistone's Infiltration of the Mob

Joe Pistone, the legendary FBI Special Agent who infiltrated the Bonnano crime family in New York and took down more than 100 mobsters, will be featured in a one-man play at the Pennsylvania Playhouse, The Allentown Morning Call reports.

Pistone, whose life was portrayed in the book and movie Donnie Brasco, has his nephew portraying him in the one-man play.

You can read the piece via the below link:,0,2365178.story

I met and interviewed Joe Pistone a few years ago and I reviewed his book The Way of the Wiseguy: True Stories From the FBI's Most Famous Undercover Agent for The Philadelphia Inquirer.

You can also read my earlier post and my On Crime & Thrillers column about Pistone via the below link:

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