During this time there is an easel with a title card set out front announcing the next piece. Sometimes I will also leave program cards out and an open box of candy for the audience to help themselves while they are waiting.
In the past I have had some music playing through the theater's speakers during these brief intermission periods. But now I am going to try something a little different. Mr. Widdle will be placing a music box out front with the other items. After winding it up, the box will play a little tune while a turntable on top slowly spins. A curious object of interest will be on the turntable to view during this time.
This arrangement not only allows us to play different tunes, but to also display different objects as we see fit. I think this custom music box will provide an additional amusement during magic intermission periods that audiences will hopefully appreciate.