Everyone is waiting for Mingziang to show up at the rehearsal. He's already promised to be the lizard's replacement, but he's not feeling well. He hears that the other actresses have announced that they're going to do the play, and he can't bear to let the lizard escape. He also hears that she's going to announce that the play is going to be about a woman who's exiled from her home and is in love with a man of low rank. . He goes on and on about how he'll do the best he can to play the part and respect the woman's image.