Perry L. Brown
Perry L. Brown has an extensive musical theater background. His roles include the title role of Paul Robeson and Joe in the Broadway production of Showboat, which was aired on PBS, and King Henry in the 5th Avenue Theatre’s Prince and the Pauper. 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 Visitors. Visitors. Brown made his Seattle Opera debut in 2003 as Don Fernando in Fidelio and returned in 2004 as Sparafucile in Rigoletto.