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Eugene Lee in his studio
Eugene Lee's studio is in his Providence home. (Stew Milne for the Boston Globe) Stew Milne for the Boston Globe
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The joy of sets

Scenic designer Eugene Lee, a three-time Tony winner who has been with 'Saturday Night Live' since 1975, conjures new ideas with old-school methods

By Catherine Foster
Globe Staff / January 21, 2007

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PROVIDENCE -- The cannons are as small as pencils, the sails the size of cocktail napkins. A host of tiny pirates are attached to the ship by pins. Eugene Lee picks up one of them to demonstrate how, once the set for the new multimillion - dollar musical "The Pirate Queen" comes to life, actors will brandish their swords to ... (Full article: 2275 words)

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