Mabel Barrison

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Mabel Barrison
Mabel Barrison 001.jpg
Born Eva Maud Farrance
April 21, 1882
Toronto, Ontario
Died November 1, 1912
Toronto, Ontario
Occupation Actress, Singer
Years active 1890s-1910
Spouse(s) Joseph E. Howard

Mabel Barrison (April 21, 1882 - November 1, 1912)[1] was a Canadian born American stage actress and singer in the first decade of the 20th century. She was born Eva Farrance and joined a musical chorus while still in her teens. She appeared in vaudeville and on Broadway with Weber and Fields and was spotted by stage director Julian Mitchell for a role in the 1903 "Babes in Toyland". "The Blue Mouse" was written by Clyde Fitch and Fitch himself selected Barrison for a role in the play. Barrison was plagued by health problems the last two years of her life.[2] She died on November 1, 1912 in Toronto at the age of 30.[3]

Broadway plays[edit]

  • Florodora (1900)
  • Twirly Whirly(1902)
  • Humming Birds and Onions (1902)
  • The Stickiness of Gelatine (1902)
  • The Big Little Princess (1903)
  • Babes in Toyland (1903)
  • Babes in Toyland (1905)(revival)
  • The Land of Nod and The Song Birds (1907)
  • The Flower of the Ranch (1908)
  • The Blue Mouse (1908)
  • Lulu's Husbands (1910)

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