PEOPLE: 'LAW & ORDER: SVU' 'TRYING TO HIRE EVERY BROADWAY ACTOR' AMID UNEMPLOYMENT DURING PANDEMIC

Law & Order: Special Victims Unit is looking for Broadway actors to cast in their show.

Last week, the popular New York-based NBC show announced their cast for an upcoming episode, revealing that Tony-nominated Hadestown actress Eva Noblezada and Beetlejuice star Alex Brightman would be joining.

When a fan commented on their Broadway resum├ęs, showrunner Warren Leight replied, "We are trying to hire every Broadway actor we can while we and they wait for the curtains to rise again."

And in an interview with Deadline, Leight said, "We know how hard the community has been hit here. The goal is to get as many jobs to as many theater actors as we possibly can."

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