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Photos: Civil War drama 'Good Men Wanted' at Cyrano's

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  • Updated: September 28, 2016
  • Published March 3, 2016

"Good Men Wanted" is based on several true accounts, according to Carrie Yanagawa, who is directing the play for TossPot Productions.

Playwright Kevin Armento was working on a different play when he stumbled across stories of women who passed as men in order to join the Union and Confederate armies, Yanagawa said. "He said, 'How come I didn't know about this?' And he started digging around, finding these real stories of real people. The play's sort of a happy accident."

Read more: A new play visits the true history of women who donned uniforms to fight in the Civil War

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