By Olga Humphrey.
Cast: 1m., 3w. (offstage voice) Colorful Russian emigre Svetlana is ready to live the American Dream as she relocates to New York's Brighton Beach with her grandmother and younger sister, Milla. After visiting the Coney Island freak show, Svetlana realizes she was born to be a fire-eater, but her passion doesn't just extend to swallowing flames. She falls hard for another Coney Island regular, Ted, the "Human Blockhead," who hammers nails into his head and remains oblivious to Svetlana's obvious crush on him. Will Svetlana get a job with the freak show? Will Ted finally notice her?