Raúl Esparza Made Series Regular on "Law & Order: SVU"

Multiple Tony nominee Raúl Esparza has been made a series regular on "Law & Order: SVU," according to Deadline.com.

Esparza plays Assistant DA Rafael Barba on the Wolf Films/Univeral Television drama. "Law & Order: SVU" returns for its 15th season beginning Sept. 25. 

Esparza's stage credits include Cabaret, The Rocky Horror Show, Taboo, Chitty Chitty Bang Bang, Company, The Homecoming, Speed-the-Plow, Arcadia and Leap of Faith. He has received Tony nominations in all four eligible acting categories.

Esparza's TV credits also include "Law & Order," "Law & Order: Criminal Intent," "Pushing Daisies” and "A Gifted Man."