Steal props and goods from other theatres

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From: Variety is the spice of life!

The wonderful magic of theatre can't happen without a great deal of solid, everyday stuff. And stuff is not cheap.

Challenge information

Broad, Shadowy 102

  • 70 - very chancy (41%)
  • 87 - chancy (51%)
  • 104 - modest (61%)
  • 121 - very modest (71%)
  • 138 - low-risk (81%)
  • 155 - straightforward (91%)
  • 170 - straightforward (100%)


Tallboys, wigs, samovars, a stone aspidistra

You round up the usual urchins, the enterprising ones […] There's a new show due to open at the Old Empress Theatre, which means new scenery and props. You lead your grubby team to the stage door and wait for the delivery men to arrive. […]

Description summary:
You make a modest profit. It was only a stone aspidistra, as the saying goes.

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A minimalist production at the Old Empress

You wait, and wait at the stage door. Then you wait. Eventually, a whistling urchin strolls up with a basket of fruit. Apparently, that's all the props the show needs. D__n. And that dratted tune he's whistling will be with you all day!