Bridgette Redman

Bridgette Redman is a second generation journalist who covers the theater, the arts, travel and spas. She writes for newspapers and magazines across the country including AARP Magazine, American Theater, The Chicago Reader, OnStage Blog, Los Angeles Downtown News, The Argonaut, and Entertainer! in Phoenix.

How This Detroit Native Is Reshaping Broadway With Black, Gay, Fat Representation

While “A Strange Loop” — celebrated as a “Big, Black, Queer-Ass American Broadway Show” — has some similarities to its creator Michael R. Jackson’s life, it’s not an autobiography.The Detroit native has [...]

How the Original 'Fantasticks' Lyricist Crafted an LGBTQ+ Reimagining of the Play for Michigan Audiences

Michael Lluberes was in middle school when he first encountered the 1960s musical “The Fantasticks,” and he immediately thought of Luisa, the young, idealistic girl who falls in love with the boy next door, as a gay boy.“Honestly, [...]