Kristin Chenoweth gushes over Savannah Guthrie's daughter playing Glinda from 'Wicked

Kristin Chenoweth may embody Glinda's "wicked" role on Broadway,

star Kristin Chenoweth is passing her crown and wand to the next generation of good witches.

Chenoweth was overjoyed to hear the news and see photos from Vale's performance,

which featured Guthrie's daughter wearing Glinda's puffy-sleeved, baby pink dress, and a silver crown, bearing the character's iconic wand.

– During Wednesday's "Today" show, Savannah Guthrie shared her daughter landed the role of Glinda in a school play.

"She tried for her drama, and was cast as Glinda,"

Kristin Chenoweth