Associated Press: UB alum, no stranger to Shakespeare, in Broadway production of "Merchant of Venice"

Release Date: November 5, 2010

An article distributed by the Associated Press about Jesse L. Martin, who played Detective Ed Green on "Law & Order," interviews him about his role in the new Broadway production of "The Merchant of Venice," and reports that he got hooked on Shakespeare growing up in Buffalo, where, in exchange for acting classes at UB, he spent his summers building sets and hanging lights for Shakespeare in the Park productions. The article appeared in news outlets throughout the U.S. and Canada, including Cineplex.com, San Diego Union Tribune, The Canadian Press, ABC News and the Huffington Post.

Media Contact Information

John DellaContrada
Associate Vice President for Media Relations and Stakeholder Communications
Tel: 716-645-4601 (mobile: 716-361-3006)
dellacon@buffalo.edu
Twitter: @UBNewsSource