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Valetta Anderson looks for curb appeal

Atlanta playwright's Hallelujah Street Blues opens July 11 at Horizon Theatre

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For Atlantans, few themes hit quite so close to home as real estate, which provides the catalyst for Hallelujah Street Blues, Atlanta playwright Valetta Anderson's multigenerational play about one family's struggle to preserve their Decatur home and neighborhood from area development. A former adjunct drama professor at Spelman College, Anderson has written many plays, with Essential Theatre staging her prize-winning Leaving Limbo in 2006. Hallelujah Street Blues has its world premiere July 11 at Horizon Theatre.

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