Ricky Martin to be teacher in Tele Vision series

Ricky Martin
NEW YORK: Ricky Martin, who is in New York these days getting ready for his return to the Broadway stage, will play a Spanish teacher in a popular television series "Glee".

Martin will play David Martinez, a Spanish teacher at the fictional McKinley High School in Ohio, and will perform the bilingual version of "Sexy And I Know It" by the LMFAO electro pop duo, along with the Madonna hit "La Isla Bonita" (Beautiful Island), his press agent said in a communique.

The Puerto Rican is in the midst of rehearsals for his return to Broadway in the musical "Evita", in which he will play Che Guevara alongside Argentine actress Elena Rogers in the title role.

Previews begin March 12 and opening night is scheduled for April 5.

The communique also said the artist topped five million followers on Twitter.