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Oct. 3-5, 2013

Georgia World
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285 A Young Internat'l Blvd.

Atlanta, GA 30313  Map

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Tyler Perry

Award-winning writer, producer and actor

    

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Opening Show

Friday, Oct. 4, 2013

9:30 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.

Born into poverty and raised in a household scarred by abuse, Tyler Perry developed strength, faith and perseverance that would form the foundations of his plays, films, books and shows. A simple piece of advice from Oprah Winfrey set his career in motion as a diary of his daily thoughts and experiences led to his writing a musical, I Know I’ve Been Changed, in 1992. Five years later, with no money left, Perry was sleeping in seedy motels and his car, but his faith in himself and God got only stronger, allowing him to forge ahead. In 1998, his perseverance paid off when the play began a limited church run. The community came out in droves and Perry never looked back as he began an incredible run of eight plays in eight years. … Back to Article

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