After success with an homage to the Broadway musical Chicago in 2003, the hit daytime soap opera "Passions" is now set to head down the yellow brick road with a musical episode borrowing from Broadway's Wicked.
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.
You're invited to spend an evening filled with personal tales of difficult choices, bad breaks, worse men and some of the most glorious songs ever written. It's an intimate evening, up close with a legend.
So pull up a chair and order up a drink. Because she's got a life to sing. Tickets as low as $85!
Fuerza Bruta Wayra
Here Lies Love
On The Town
Piece of My Heart
Scenes From A Marriage
Sex With Strangers
The Country House
The Good and The True
This is Our Youth
You Can't Take It With You