Chips With Everything

Derek McLane had a problem. Scott Elliot, artistic director of the Off Broadway company The New Group, wanted to stage East is East, by English playwright Ayub Khan-Din. McLane has worked with Elliot many times before, but East is East was a daunting proposition. The play requires no less than five naturalistically rendered settings. "I was freaking out about it," says the designer, cheerfully.

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