BROADWAY: Who Is Stanislavsky?

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Why was the blind girl riding the roller coaster? People on the amusement pier in Wildwood, N.J. were wondering about it one sunny day last summer. They watched her clutching her escort's arm during the stomach-wrenching ride; it seemed to freeze her into terrified silence.

A little later at a seaside diner, the same girl was struggling with her dessert. "I can't see," she complained huskily as the melting ice cream slithered from her spoon. "Well, you can feel, can't you?" said her escort. Just within earshot, a waitress hefted her tray...

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