The show’s for anyone who’s ever felt isolated or alone…or who’s ever felt a second trying to figure things out. I wrote to my best friend about it.
In the fall of 1978, when I was just a kid, I contemplated suicide before Diana Ross’ Dorothy in The Wiz convinced me that I could be a lion. She handed me off to Christopher Reeve’s Superman, who didn’t just convince me that a man could fly. He convinced me that a boy could live.