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Love in the Bosque

LOVE IN THE BOSQUE, A Musical by Phil Bock


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Nov 16, 2013
01:30 PM - 03:00 PM


Open Space Visitor Center
6500 Coors Rd. NW
Albuquerque, NM 87120


WHAT: A musical celebrating winter wildlife by local playwright, Phil Bock

WHERE: Open Space Visitor Center | 6500 Coors Blvd NW between Montaño and Paseo del Norte at the end of Bosque Meadows Rd.


INSTRUCTION:  Call 897-8831 to register

CONTACT: Jodi Hedderig | Parks & Recreation Dept., Open Space Division | 505-897-8831 | [email protected] | 

The Sandhill crane migration 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 feathered residents as they winter in the Rio Grande valley.  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 with Bob Crane at the center.  Special appearances from Coyote and Bobcat.   

Join local playwright and composer Phil Bock and his musical crane family for two shows on Saturday, November 16 at 1:30 PM and at 3:00 PM.  This performance will take place outdoors. Please dress accordingly.  Call (505) 897-8831 to register.  

This show will have you humming along with the visiting cranes. “Love in the Bosque” is among many programs featured at our Return of the Sandhill Cranes Celebration November 16 & 17.  Visit for a complete schedule of events. 

Phil Bock

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.




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