Portrait of Actor Jackie Burns in Makeup
The nightly transformation of actress Jackie Burns takes just 30 minutes in the hands of ‘Wicked’ makeup artist Craig Jessup. But that doesn't mean it's easy
“Which is which?” That’s what the Wizard of Oz asks when he comes upon the two witches, Elphaba and Glinda, in the Broadway show Wicked. That simple question is at the core of the popular musical. The spirited, thought-provoking show, based on the Gregory Maguire novel, Wicked, explores the famous adage: “It’s what’s inside that counts.” And the premise is rooted in one simple effect: The head-to-toe green skin of Elphaba.