Historical Sources that inspired the Play


I. About Painted Ladies/Women of the Wild West

II. About the Wild West Overall

III. Lingo in the Wild West


  • Daughters of Joy, Sisters of Misery: Prostitutes in the American West, 1865-90 by Anne M. Butler
  • Wicked Women: Notorious, Mischievous, and Wayward Ladies from the Old West by Chriss Enss


Please note that this play is historical fiction and is meant to be inspired by history. This show is not 100% historically accurate. We conducted researh to gain a better understanding of the time period and people when creating our play’s universe.