About Angela Barrow Dunlap
WRITER ACTRESS PRODUCER DIRECTOR
Whatever the key is to achieving unrelenting theatrical success, she’s found it. To industry insiders, she’s most commonly known as the play doctor. Having conceptualized and perfected the secret to creating theatrical magic, she is an infinite creative source of knowledge on the inside track, with a finger on the pulse of the African-American community.
Over the last two decades, Angela Barrow Dunlap, has risen to the top of the urban theater world as the producer and creator of multi-million dollar grossing stage plays such as My Brother Marvin, Deranged, Why Do Good Girls Like Bad Boyz, If These Hips Could Talk, Real Men Pray, Gossip Lies & Secrets, My Sweet Potato Pie and her latest hit, Church Girl which is currently airing on Black Entertainment Television and Netflix. Church Girl is a cutting edge musical based on true events starring Demetria McKinney, Robin Givens, Sean Blakemore, A’ngela Winbush, Tasha Page-Lockhart and Karen Clark Sheard. Barrow-Dunlap’s stage play If These Hips Could Talk, currently being adapted into a into a feature film, was one of the longest running touring plays in urban theater history and starred Billy Dee Williams, Robin Givens, Tichina Arnold, Darrin Dewitt Henson, LisaRaye, Chante Moore and John Henton.
A go-getter by nature, Barrow-Dunlap’s aspirations include building a school for the arts. With a strong desire to give back to the community, she currently hosts youth actors workshops designed to discover, enrich and cultivate the next generation of theatrical gifts. Barrow-Dunlap is currently developing a new television show called Kidz Who Rock, a talk/variety show hosted by an ensemble cast of extraordinary kids.