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Drawbridge Puppet Theater
Painting called 'The Toy Cupboard Puppet Theater' by Paul L'Ecuyer, during his apprenticeship with Herbert Hosmer.  This was the puppet theater Paul witnessed his first puppet shows.
Outside of the actual 'Toy Cupboard' puppet theater in S. Lancaster, MA.  Mr. Hosmer leading children to the puppet show.
Imaginary scene painted by Paul L'Ecuyer during his years spent in Boston (1978) at New England School of Art & Design.'Aunt Polly' papier mache puppet head by Paul L'Ecuyer.  1982.

Paul L'Ecuyer's first puppet stage was built in 1975, while he was a junior in High School.'Cloneonette' marionette of Donna Summer. By Paul L'Ecuyer (1983)
Paul L'Ecuyer poses with his puppet mentor Herbert Hosmer in front of the Toy Cupboard Puppet Theater in S. Lancaster, MA  (1983)
Paul L'Ecuyer performed as one of Whalom Park's costumed characters from 1980-1989.  Can you guess which one?
Paul L'Ecuyer directed the Whalom Park mascot characters in stage and puppet shows during the 1980s.
Paul L'Ecuyer builds Whalom Park a brand new 'Easter Bunny' character which always appeared during the parks grand opening each spring season.Willy Nelson marionette designed for Whalom Park's 'Starshine Marionette Theater' during the 1980's while Paul was employed there.
Movie star Joan Crawford marionette by Paul L'Ecuyer. 1985.'Cloneonette' cowboy designed by Paul L'Ecuyer'Cloneonette' Man designed by Paul L'Ecuyer'Cloneonette' Woman designed by Paul L'Ecuyer'Cloneonette' girl
 designed by Paul L'Ecuyer'Cloneonette' boy and girl marionettes designed by Paul L'Ecuyer'Cloneonette' Woman designed by Paul L'EcuyerAfter the passing of Herbert Hosmer in 1995, Paul wrote and illustrated a pop-up, mechanical toy book called "The Toy Cupboard Theater & Museums"  The original remains at the Lancaster Public Library.Following the passing of Herbert Hosmer, the contents of his estate was completely sold off. Paul L'Ecuyer and S. Lancaster resident, John Schumacher-Hardy purchase and return the actual 'Toy Cupboard' to Lancaster Public Library, where it remains today.After Whalom Park closes and is sold to a Condominium Developer, Paul L'Ecuyer produces a DVD on his memories and the video he took during his ten years of employment at the Lunenburg Amusement park.Paul L'Ecuyer's marionettes from 'Aladdin's Enchanted Lamp'.  Created in 1990.Paul L'Ecuyer's creation of The 'Three Little Pigs'.  1991Chinese Emperor and Nightingale marionettes from Drawbridge Productions of "The Chinese Nightingale". Created in 1992.Chinese Emperor and Nightingale marionettes from Drawbridge Productions of "The Chinese Nightingale". Created in 1992.Cinderella and Fairy Bod-Mother marionettes from Drawbridge Productions of "Cinderella". Created in 1992.Drawbridge Productions marionettes and candy House from "Hansel & Gretel", produced in 1993
.Paul L'Ecuyer poses with Willy the Wizard in front of newly designed traveling stage.  1992Rob Bishop talks to an audience during a traveling puppet performance.Drawbridge Production of "The Three Wishes", produced in 1993.Drawbridge Productions marionettes from "Jack & the Beanstalk", produced in 1992.Drawbridge Productions marionettes from "Jack & the Beanstalk", produced in 1992.Drawbridge Productions hand puppets from "How the Elephant Got His Trunk", produced in 1994
.Drawbridge Productions marionettes from "Little Red Riding Hood", produced in 1994.Drawbridge Production of "Santa & the Christmas Trolls", produced in 1994.Drawbridge Productions hand puppets from "Goldilocks & the Three Bears", produced in 1995.Paul L'Ecuyer and Jeffrey Koslik in performance of 'The Carnival of the Animals".Drawbridge Production of "Pinocchio", produced in 1995.Drawbridge Production of "The Adventures of Perseus", produced in 1997.Drawbridge Production of "The Adventures of Perseus", produced in 1997.Drawbridge Productions creation of 'Godfather Droselmeir' from "The Nutcracker", produced in 1998.Drawbridge Productions creation of 'Nutcracker' from "The Nutcracker", produced in 1998.Drawbridge Productions creation of 'the Mouse King' from "The Nutcracker", produced in 1998.Drawbridge Production of "Sleeping Beauty", produced in 1999.Drawbridge Production of "Sleeping Beauty", produced in 1999.Drawbridge Production of "Sleeping Beauty", produced in 1999.Drawbridge Marionette Productions of 'The Three Billy Goats Gruff' produced in 2006.Drawbridge Puppet Theater sign at Massachusetts Ave, Lunenburg, MA
Drawbridge Puppet Theater finds new location in Lunenburg.  (Original building) taken in 2005.Interior of the Drawbridge Puppet Theater. 2005Exterior of the newly designed facade of the Drawbridge Puppet Theater. 2008Drawbridge Productions 'Willy the Wizard'.Ticket Booth and 'Ye Olde Snack Shoppe' at the Drawbridge Puppet Theater.Drawbridge Productions 'Willy the Wizard's Haloween Party'. Produced in 2007.Antique hand puppets, stick puppets and marionettes on display at the Drawbridge Puppet Theater in Lunenburg
Marionettes for sale at the Drawbridge Treasure Room gift shop.Drawbridge Productions creation of 'Aesop & Chippy' from "Aesop's Fables", produced in 2010.Drawbridge Productions creation of 'the Lion & the Mouse' from "Aesop's Fables", produced in 2010.Drawbridge Productions creation of 'the Tortious & the Hare' from "Aesop's Fables", produced in 2010.Drawbridge Productions creation of 'the Grasshopper & the Ant' from "Aesop's Fables", produced in 2010.Drawbridge Production of "Rapunzel", produced in 2010.Drawbridge Production of "Rapunzel", produced in 2010.
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