- Music: Stephen Flaherty, Lyrics: Lynn Ahrens, Book: Terrence McNally.
- Sung-through musical adaptation of EL Doctorow’s novel. Coalhouse Walker, a Harlem musician wants to win back the affections of his former girlfriend Sarah, by buying a new Ford model T to impress her. One day, while on a leisure drive, he asks directions from a group of white firemen, who harass him, vandalizes and destroys his car. Unable to find justice, Coalhouse burns down fire stations, and to blow up JP Morgan’s library.