Waxie Moon Rising

With his gentle voice and expressive blue eyes leveled over a cup of coffee, Marc Kenison radiates loving warmth. The man best known as burlesque star Waxie Moon expresses a sincere desire to help people feel more comfortable with who and where they are. Kenison—who’s also a teacherObamacare spokesperson and Seattle landmark—talked about his return to the stage as an actor for the first time in seven years, his recent burlesque accolades and exciting upcoming theatre projects, and why he thinks Seattle is such a supportive city to queer arts.

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