TOM WAITS...IN HIS OWN WORDS Marissa Mulder who has been described as having a " voice with a bounce and a twinkle reminiscent of pop-jazz pixie Blossom Dearie" brings that voice to the gritty, whisky-soaked music of Tom Waits. In her new show she explores Waits--the man, the poet, the songwriter. Throughout his career Waits’ songs have been recorded by such iconic performers as The Eagles, Rod Stewart, Tim Buckley, Better Midler and Bruce Springsteen. Yet, despite commercial success, Waits has never wavered or compromised his vision as an artist. Marissa delves into his haunting material and tells the story of one of the most prolific, complicated songwriters of the past 40 years.