Through March 29, 2015
2355 E. 89th St., 216-795-7077
Calhoun’s script shines brilliantly, etching clear and entertaining portraits of people who once shared something great. Director Christopher Johnston, in addition to shaping scenes that pop off the stage, has also cast the show adroitly.
"The Mighty Scarabs!" is a skillful collision of reality and fiction, a funny, lyrical and mournful exploration of what happens to hardwood stars, boys feted as heroes by blacks and whites alike, when the cheering stops.