Tony Nominee Celia Keenan-Bolger Guests on LAW & ORDER: SVU Next Week


Tony Nominee Celia Keenan-Bolger Guests on LAW & ORDER: SVU Next Week

Celia Keenan-Bolger is headed to the streets of Manhattan.

The Tony nominee will guest star on next week's episode of NBC's long-running drama LAW & ORDER: SVU, BroadwayWorld has confirmed.

Showrunner Warren Leight said in a statement: "Celia Keenan-Bolger is, or was, one of the best kept secrets in NY. With her Tony nomination she finally gets a little of the recognition that she deserves. We are thrilled a national TV audience will get to see her in next week's episode. From Glass Menagerie to SVU, she hits all the right notes, every time."

Law & Order: SVU airs Wednesdays at ET/PT on NBC.

In the episode, Benson (Mariska Hargitay) and Murphy (guest star Donal Logue) question renowned television producer Frank Maddox (guest star Bradley Whitford) when he's accused of molesting his 8 year-old daughter Chelsea (guest star Clare Foley). Maddox's estranged wife, actress Catherine Summers (guest star Samantha Mathis), wants justice for her daughter but refuses to cooperate, leading the Cops to suspect the accusation was a ploy to win the public's favor. With Catherine's young sister Rose (guest star Emma Bell) engaged to Maddox and accusations flying back and forth in the media, Benson strives to help a child by discovering the truth. Also starring Ice-T (Detective Odafin Tutuola), Danny Pino (Detective Nick Amaro), Kelli Giddish (Detective Amanda Rollins) and Raúl Esparza (ADA Rafael Barba). Also guest starring Jeffrey Tambor (Counselor Lester Cohen), Celia Keenan-Bolger (Mavis Summers), Aida Turturro (Judge Felicia Catano), Geraldo Rivera (as himself) and Ann Curry (as herself).

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