I think the world should be one community.
Since we started, Chris and I had theatrical ambitions.
She's a very charismatic character, and she holds the whole play together.
The big gay clubs like Heaven started having mixed nights in the late '80s.
We thought it would be great to see if you could put pop music back into musical theater.
I think there's an element where people get very comfortable in their ghetto. Which is fair enough.
I didn't want to wear a checked shirt and grow a mustache - that's what you had to do, and everyone did.
I think we've come a long way since then. The big thing that changed was when ecstasy came along in Britain.
We decided we didn't want to do a musical for TV because the idea of writing a musical that would be seen on television once seems insane.
When I was I younger I didn't want to be gay. Not because I was scared of the sexual thing; I didn't want to be a clone. Now this was in the late '70s.