Cast and Creative Team
Miranda Nehrig (she/her/ella)
A 2021 Pew Research Center survey of U.S. adults in September finds that 41% of Americans have personally experienced some form of online harassment in at least one of the six key ways that were measured (offensive name-calling, purposeful embarrassment, stalking, physical threats, harassment over a sustained period of time, and sexual harassment). Women are more likely than men to report being sexually harassed online (16% vs. 5%) or stalked (13% vs. 9%). Young women on dating sites are particularly likely to have experienced sexual harassment online-- 33% of women under 35 say they have been sexually harassed online, while 11% of men under 35 say the same. While the most common forum for these experiences tends to be social media, participants report that these experiences have increased on other platforms, including forum or discussion sites (25%), texting or messaging apps (24%), online gaming platforms (16%), their personal email account (11%) or online dating sites or apps (10%).
Mandy is based, in part, on a very real experience I had in 2018 and being able to bring her to life on stage has been an incredible honor. Thank you to Paige for being absolutely fearless in your work and letting me be a part of so much of it. Thank you to Carrie and Josh for being incredible storytellers to work with. Thank you to Chelsea and Storefront for giving me a chance to give Mandy a form of justice (albeit perhaps a bit more vengeful than my route). Finally, thank you to my family for sharing me with the theatre gods. “God is a mean-spirited, pugnacious bully bent on revenge against His children for failing to live up to his impossible standards.” - Walt Whitman
Josh is excited to appear in his first production at Storefront. You may have seen him on other stages around Indianapolis and on the Youtubes as Captain James T. Kirk in "Star Trek vs Batman" or Dr. Sam Beckett in "Quantum Leap: A Leap to Di For". He thanks everyone involved in this show for their skill and patience and for allowing him to play on this stage.
Carrie Ann Schlatter
Carrie is very excited to be working with Storefront Theatre again, having last appeared as Jasmine (the robot) in “Pilgrims” in 2019. Most recently you may have seen Carrie in “The Convent” for Summit Performance Indianapolis or in the one-woman show “Natural Shocks” for Southbank Theatre Company. She is especially excited for this production because she loves bring involved with new works by local playwrights!