According to Soaps.com, recent Drowsy Chaperone star Georgia Engel will play the good witch Esmeralda, an old schoolmate and rival of "Passions" character Tabitha Lenox, the 300-year-old witch who wreaks havoc in the town of Harmony.
An official air-date for the Wicked-themed episode has not been announced. "Passions" airs on NBC weekdays at 2 PM ET. Check local listings.
Georgia Engel is well known for her television work on "The Mary Tyler Moore Show" and "Everybody Loves Raymond." Her Broadway credits include Hello, Dolly!; My One and Only; The Boys from Syracuse; and The Drowsy Chaperone.