Dear Evan Hansen Tony Winner Rachel Bay Jones to Guest Star on Law & Order: SVU | Playbill

Film & TV News Dear Evan Hansen Tony Winner Rachel Bay Jones to Guest Star on Law & Order: SVU
Jones will appear on the long-running NBC series March 7.
Rachel Bay Jones in <i>Law &amp; Order: SVU</i>
Rachel Bay Jones in Law & Order: SVU Michael Parmelee/NBC

Rachel Bay Jones, who earned a Tony Award last year for her performance in Dear Evan Hansen, will guest star on an upcoming episode of Law & Order: SVU. The episode, titled “In Loco Parentis,” will air March 7 on NBC.

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Peter Scanavino and Rachel Bay Jones in Law & Order: SVU

The stage favorite will play Teresa, Detective Carisi’s (Peter Scanavino) sister. After her daughter accuses a classmate of sexual assault, Teresa turns to SVU for help. Susie Essman (Curb Your Enthusiasm) and Ryann Shane (Banshee) also guest star in the episode.

Jones is currently scheduled to continue her Tony-winning turn as Heidi, mother to the title character in Dear Evan Hansen, through May. She previously took the stage in Broadway’s Pippin, Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown, Hair, and Meet Me in St. Louis. Her additional TV credits include guest appearances on The Family and Louie.

Jones has been a special guest performer on Playbill’s Broadway on the High Seas cruises. Tickets are now on sale for the Broadway on the High Seas 10: Odyssey Through the Greek Isles cruise June 24–July 1, 2019, with a lineup of top Broadway stars to be announced. Call Judy Perl Worldwide for tickets at (844) 561-3625. Visit for booking and information.
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