There’s still time to nominate local icons for Best of D.C.
Despite its socko creative teammusic and lyrics by Carly Simon, book by playwright John Guareand Liza Minnelli’s performance in the lead role, the musical version of Ira Levin’s supernatural thriller Rosemary’s Baby closed on Broadway in 1975 after only five performances. The musical, with songs like “He Has His Father’s Eyes” and “Rosemary’s Lament,” has achieved cult statusmostly because a bootleg recording of its score does exist, selling for upward of $100 on the Internet. The show begs another look, especially now that Rick Shafferartistic director of the little theater company that could, Inscription Theatreis staging a concert version of it. Emily Skinner, who played one of the Siamese twins in Side Show on Broadway, is the young mother-to-be, and hunky Jimmy Smits, in fine voice, is her calculating husband. At 8 p.m. at Inscription Theatre, 6083 N. Five Mile Road, Pentagon City. $8-18. (Parsley Sageson)