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  • Active on Broadway (often credited as Abbie Mitchell Cook or Abbie Mitchell) in the following productions:
  • Sons of Ham (1900). Musical comedy. Book by Stephen B. Cassin and Jesse A. Shipp. Music by Bert Williams and George Walker. Lyrics by Bert Williams and George Walker. Additional music by R.C. MacPherson, Esterman, James Brymm and William J. Accooe. Additional lyrics by Tom Lemonier, Ernest Hogan, Esterman and James Brymm. Directed by Jesse A. Shipp Star Theatre: 15 Oct 1900- 20 Oct 1900 (8 performances). Produced by Harry Seamon and Jules Hurtig.
  • Sons of Ham (1901). Musical comedy (revival). Book by Stephen B. Cassin and Jesse A. Shipp. Music by Bert Williams and George Walker. Lyrics by Bert Williams and George Walker. Additional music by R.C. MacPherson, Esterman, James Brymm and William J. Accooe. Additional lyrics by Tom Lemonier, Ernest Hogan, Esterman and James Brymm. Directed by Jesse A. Shipp Grand Opera House: 29 Apr 1901- 4 May 1901. Produced by Harry Seamon and Jules Hurtig.
  • The Southerners (1904). Musical comedy. Music by Will Marion Cook. Book by Will Mercer and Richard Grant. Lyrics by Will Mercer and Richard Grant. Musical Director: Antonio DeNovellis. Featuring songs by Egbert Van Alstyne. Featuring songs with lyrics by R.C. MacPherson, Harry Williams, Harry B. Smith and Will Marion Cook. Choreographed by Joseph C. Smith. Directed by George W. Lederer. New York Theatre: 23 May 1904- 25 Jun 1904 (36 performances). Cast: Florence Arkell (as "Lily"), Wilmer Bentley (as "Colonel Maximilian Easy"), William Wallace Black (as "Colonel Maximilian Easy"), Hattie Burdell (as "Louisiana"), Irene Cameron (as "Pansy"), Vinie Daly (as "Parthenia"), Ethel Davies (as "Florida"), Reine Davies (as "Japonica Preston"), Mildred De Vere (as "Violet"), Paul Decker, Walter Dixon, Belva Don Kersley, Wheeler Earl (as "Sam Blossom"), Elfie Fay, Edith Girvin, William Gould, Albert Hart, Louise Lathrop, Eddie Leonard, Sallie Loomis (as "Virginia"), Junie McCree (as "Brannigan Bey"), Abbey Mitchell (as "Mandy Lou"), Charles Moore (as "Uncle Mose"), Bertyne Mortimer (as "Magnolia Preston"), Bessie Moulton (as "Georgia"), Lorraine Osborne (as "Marguerite"), Violet Pearle (as "Atlanta"), Theodore S. Peters (as "Lewis Middleton"), Ella Ray (as "Carolina"), Lillian Rice (as "Orleans"), Averta Sanchez, Cecil Somers, Joseph W. Standish, Mabel Verne, Charles Wentz. Produced by George W. Lederer.
  • Bandanna Land (1908).
  • The Red Moon (1909).
  • In Abraham's Bosom (1926).
  • House of Shadows (1927).
  • In Abraham's Bosom (1927).
  • Coquette (1927), Tragedy/romance. Written by George Abbott. Maxine Elliott's Theatre: 8 Nov 1927- Sep 1928 (closing date unknown/366 performances). Cast: Frederick Burton, Elliot Cabot, Frank Dae (as "Ed Forsythe"), Helen Hayes (as "Norma Besant"), Andrew Lawlor Jr., Una Merkel (as "Betty Lee Reynolds"), Abbey Mitchell (as "Julia") [credited as Abbie Mitchell], Steve Pendleton [billed as Gaylord Pendleton], G. Albert Smith (as "Stanley Wentworth"), Phyllis Tyler, Charles Waldron (as "Dr. Besant"). Produced by Jed Harris and Lee Shubert.
  • Stevedore (1934). Drama (revival). Written by Paul Peters and George Sklar. Scenic Design by S. Syrjala. Directed by Michael Blankfort and Irving Gordon. Civic Repertory Theatre: 1 Oct 1934- Nov 1934 (closing date unknown/64 performances). Cast: Dewey Armstrong (as "Ensemble"), Cal Bellaver (as "Ensemble"), Donald Black (as "Detective/Marty Fox/Cop"), G.I. Harry Bolden (as "Joe Crump"), Arthur Bruce (as "Victor"), Robert Caille (as "Freddy Reynolds/Mike/Pons"), Jack Carter (as "Lonnie Thompson"), Thomas Coffin Cooke (as "Walcott"), Jack Daley (as "Sergeant"), Anis Davis (as "Ensemble"), William C. Elkins (as "Uncle Cato/Mose Venable"), Roy Gillespie (as "Ensemble"), Irving Gordon (as "Charley Freeman"), Millicent Green (as "Florrie"), Esther Hall (as "Ensemble"), Juanita Hall (as "Bertha Williams"), Canada Lee (as "Blacksnake"), David Lesan (as "Bill Larkin/Mitch"), Carrington Lewis (as "Bobo Valentine"), Henry May (as "Ensemble"), Abbey Mitchell (as "Binnie"), Tom Mosley (as "Rag Williams"), William Myers (as "Ensemble"), Emily Patterson (as "Ensemble"), I. Peters (as "Ensemble"), Robert Simpson (as "Steve/Al Regan"), Edna Thomas (as "Ruby Oxley"), Al Watts (as "Sam Oxley"), Leigh Whipper (as "Jim Veal"), Martin Wolfson (as "Detective"), Ray Yeates (as "Angrum"). Produced by Theatre Union, Inc.
  • Porgy and Bess (1935). Musical-opera. Music by George Gershwin. Libretto by DuBose Heyward. Lyrics by DuBose Heyward and Ira Gershwin. Based on the play "Porgy" by DuBose Heyward and Dorothy Heyward. Scenic Design by Sergei Soudeikin. Directed by Rouben Mamoulian. Alvin Theatre: 10 Oct 1935- 25 Jan 1936 (124 performances). Cast: Anne Wiggins Brown (as "Bess"), Todd Duncan (as "Porgy"), John W. Bubbles (as "Sportin' Life"), Ruby Elzy (as "Serena"), Olive Ball (as "Annie"), Ford L. Buck (as "Mingo"), Alexander Campbell (as "Detective"), George Carleton (as "Coroner"), Jack Carr (as "Jim"), Warren Coleman (as "Crown"), Henry Davis (as "Robbins"), Helen Dowdy (as "Lily/Strawberry Woman"), John Garth (as "Undertaker"), Georgette Harvey (as "Maria"), The Eva Jessye Choir (Eva Jessye, Choral Conductor), Rosamond Johnson (as "Frazier"), George Lessey (as "Mr. Archdale"), Edward Matthews (as "Jake"), Burton McEvilly (as "Policeman"), Abbey Mitchell (as "Clara") [credited as Abbie Mitchell], Gus Simons (as "Peter/The Honey Man"), Harold Woolf (as "Policeman"), Ray Yeates (as "Crab Man"). Produced by the Theatre Guild.
  • The Little Foxes (1939).
  • On Whitman Avenue (1946).
  • (September 30, 1940) She acted in Lillian Hellman's play, "The Little Foxes," at the Hanna Theatre in Cleveland, Ohio with Tallulah Bankhead, Frank Conroy, John Marriott, Marie Carroll, Carl Benton Reid, Dan Duryea, Lee Baker, Charles Dingle, and Eugenia Rawls in the cast. Howard Bay was set designer. Aline Bernstein was costume designer. Herman Shumlin was producer and director.

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