Marie's throw back to old vaudeville is contagious and invigorating. She's filled with a joy and a brilliance that is both radiating from within her, and shining from her skin. You can feel it. You can hear it in her voice, and you can certainly see it. Her Shapes are wondrous.
She uses the piano like a comfy old couch. As she sits with her legs wide open, she shifts from moving into Frank, to popping out front to us; like a kid in a candy store. She isn't demure, she isn't shy, she isn't retreating, We know from the beginning Marie is ready to explore and shower us with silliness. Watch as she shifts effortlessly from sitting like a duck in water, to popping straight up into the air towards the end, and growing about ten feet in stature. As the horns come up, the band is in the clear, and her voice explodes, she Gestures to all of us, and stands tall and huge towards the Universe. She has given back to us what we walked in waiting for: Our Unbridled freedom.
This is a performer who's courage is only matched by her wit and her imagination.
A genius. And a hell of an act.