Tony and Emmy Award-winning production designer Derek McLane was the recipient of two Outstanding Production Design Emmy Award nominations for NBC’s THE WIZ LIVE! and the 2015 ACADEMY AWARDS. McLane has received critical acclaim for his design work on 2013’s SOUND OF MUSIC LIVE and 2014’s PETER PAN LIVE, and is currently represented on Broadway with his set designs for BEAUTIFUL: THE CAROLE KING MUSICAL.
Today, McLane commented exclusively to BroadwayWorld about yesterday’s nomination news: “I was on a plane at London Heathrow, headed back to NYC. Just after they’d had told us to switch off our phones, someone from my studio texted me and said ‘congratulations.’ … READ MORE: Set Designer Derek McLane Garners Two Emmy Nominations for THE WIZ LIVE & THE OSCARS