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This show closed on April 27, 2019

About Les Deux Noirs

A new addition to Mosaic's Season Four lineup, from Helen Hayes award-winning director and playwright, Psalmayene 24. Set in the legendary Parisian café Les Deux Magots in 1953, "Les Deux Noirs: Notes on Notes of A Native Son" reimagines the meeting between Native Son author Richard Wright and essayist/activist James Baldwin. It explores the tension between Baldwin’s searing critiques of Native Son and Wright’s unbridled indignation in response—a confrontation between two mighty African-American artists, with echoes of a present-day rap battle.

Presented in repertory with "Native Son" by Nambi E. Kelley, directed by Psalmayene 24.

Run Time

1hr, 30min

Start Date

End Date

Atlas Performing Arts Center, Lang Theatre

1333 H Street NE, Washington, DC 20002

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