The Teahouse of the August Moon - Act 3, Scene 1 Summary & Analysis

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Act 3, Scene 1 Summary

A few weeks have passed, and Sakini, once again, addresses the audience in front of the bamboo panels. He tells of the prosperity that has visited Tobiki, because of the sale of the sweet potato brandy. The village is now dotted with lovely homes, the most beautiful being the Teahouse of the August Moon. The bamboo panels rise to reveal the teahouse with paper lights hanging from the rafters. A beautiful August moon hangs in the sky, as Lotus Blossom is seen greeting guests.

All the men, including Sakini, are dressed in white suits. The women wear beautiful silk kimonos. As the teahouse rituals progress, Fisby and McLean arrive, and Lotus Blossom tries to tell Fisby "Happy Birthday." Sakini has coached her, but all she can say is "Hoppee Hoppee." Fisby is touched by the gesture and sits, as Lotus Blossom...

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