Derek McLane

Tony-winning scenic designer Derek McLane is a true storyteller,  creating evocative environments for plays, musicals and operas.  Over the last few seasons, McLane’s artistic visions have filled an astonishing number of Broadway theaters.  This year alone, one could visit the Great White Way and take in McLane’s innovative sets for six different shows including NICE WORK IF YOU CAN GET IT (Tony Nominee – Best Musical), FOLLIES (Drama Desk Nominee – Best Scenic Design/Tony Nominee – Best Musical Revival), GORE VIDAL’S THE BEST MAN (Tony Nominee – Best Musical Revival), HOW TO SUCCEED IN BUSINESS WITHOUT REALY TRYING (Tony Winner – Best Musical Revival) and ANYTHING GOES (Drama Desk Winner – Best Scenic Design/Tony Nominee – Best Scenic Design/Tony Winner – Best Musical Revival).   His other work on Broadway includes 33 VARIATIONS (Tony Winner – Best Scenic Design), BENGAL TIGER AT THE BAGHDAD ZOO, (Drama Desk Nomination – Outstanding Set Design), RAGTIME (Tony and Drama Desk Nomination – Best Scenic Design), THE PAJAMA GAME (Tony Nomination – Best Scenic Design), 10 MILLION MILES (Drama Desk Nomination – Outstanding Set Design), GREASE, ABIGAIL’S PARTY (Drama Desk Nomination – Outstanding Set Design), THE WOMEN (Drama Desk Nomination – Outstanding Set Design), EAST IS EAST (Drama Desk Nomination – Outstanding Set Design) THE THREE PENNY OPERA,  and I AM MY OWN WIFE (Drama Desk Nomination – Outstanding Set Design/Tony Winner and Pulitzer Prize Winner – Best Play). Mclane recently created the set design for the play THE HEIRESS by Ruth and Augustus Goetz, directed by Moises Kaufman.

Here are behind-the-scenes looks at designing HOW TO SUCCEED IN BUSINESS WITHOUT REALLY TRYING and ANYTHING GOES and FOLLIES.

KEM is pleased to be working with McLane in association with CAA.