Perry L. Brown
Perry L. Brown has an extensive musical theater background. He was most recently seen in Seattle as King Henry in the 5th Avenue Theatre’s Prince and the Pauper. Other roles roles include the title role of Paul Robeson and Joe in the Broadway production of Showboat, which was aired on PBS. Brown has several film appearances to his credit as well. In 1994, Brown made his professional opera debut, singing the Commendatore in Mozart’s Don Giovanni at Michigan Opera, and the next year he took first place in the N.A.T.S. competition in Ontario. He has since sung the role of Crown in Gershwin’s Porgy and Bess at Connecticut Opera, the Bonze in Puccini’s Madama Butterfly at Riverside Opera, and Balthazar in Menotti’s Amahl and the Night Visitor. These performances of Fidelio mark his Seattle Opera debut.