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In The Mighty Scarabs! at Karamu House, playwright Hubert Calhoun III told the story of the awesome East Tech basketball team that trounced opponents back in the late 1950s. In a play that featured exceptional performances by Rodney Freeman, Prophet Seay and Katrice Headd, Calhoun captured a signature Cleveland vibe.

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The Mighty Scarabs

The gritty yet lyrical script by Cleveland's ll Hubert Calhoun III is reminiscent of the work of Stephen Adly Guirgis ("The Motherf - - ker With the Hat"), as are its human, vital characters (portrayed by a flawless ensemble of Karamu regulars)

Cornell Hubert Calhoun III, for drawing on his life in Cleveland to create the riveting, gritty original script The Mighty Scarabs!

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