'Magic School Bus' teaches conservation

COSTA MESA - A live, on-stage adaptation of "The Magic School Bus" will be presented Nov. 4-5 at the Samueli Theater in Costa Mesa.The story features the antics of Ms. Frizzle and her class, which is putting on a play about global warming. They need some cold, hard facts and board a magical school bus to take a field trip, which turns out to be far from ordinary. From the arctic to the equator, the bus goes on a whirlwind tour as they see telltale signs of climate change and learn how conservation, recycling and alternative energy can make a difference. Each performance will include free pre-show activities and a reading area with an assortment of children's books, beginning one hour before each performance. "The Magic School Bus - Live!" is recommended for children ages 4-8. Tickets are $20 and can be purchased online at scfta.org or by calling (714) 556-2787.

********** Published: October 27, 2011 - Volume 10 - Issue 28