Forget demure belles and courtly Southern gentlemen. This is The New Atlanta, where natives and newcomers alike hustle hard for money, fame and power. The New Atlanta dramatically brings to life what it takes to make it in America today as we follow a group of ambitious strivers on the cusp of realizing their dreams — and discovering how much more they still have to accomplish. Each of these passionate Atlantans are carving out memorable names for themselves in glamorous arenas like fashion and music, at the same time making the most of the city’s sizzling social scene and balancing the demands of tumultuous family situations. The work is hard and the play even harder, the action ranging from multi-million-dollar apartments, recording studios, trendy boutiques and corporate boardrooms to the city’s hot restaurants, clubs and bars.