Love in the Bosque
The migration of the Sandhill cranes every year is inspiring to child, adult, artist, and now playwright.
The Crane family cast of characters in Phil Bock’s “Love in the Bosque” presents with whimsy the daily plights of our winter residents as they pass through the migratory flyway. With musical numbers “Sandy’s Complaint” sung by Sandy (Hill) Crane, and “Let’s Fly Away” by the beautiful and mysterious Japanese crane Michiko, a love triangle takes shape.
Meet local playwright and composer Phil Bock, director and designer, Barbara Bock, and their musical crane family on Saturday, March 5 at 1:30 PM and at 3:00 P.M. for a show that will have you humming along with the migrating cranes. The performance “Love in the Bosque” celebrates the beginning of the spring migration season.
The career of Phil Bock, retired professor of Anthropology, spans forty years as actor, director and playwright with original works such as “Cat on a Streetcar Named Iguana,” his most popular, and “Not My Department,” along with adaptations “This Bloody Business” after Macbeth and “Yellow Cab” after the book by the same name. Open Space Visitor Center is one of many venues, including the Adobe Theater and Vortex. He continues to live and work in Albuquerque.
The Open Space Visitor Center is located at 6500 Coors Blvd. NW between Montaño Rd. and Paseo del Norte at the end of Bosque Meadows Rd. The Center is open Tuesday through Sunday, 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM and closed Mondays. Call 897-8831 for more information