Into The Spotlight - A Sheffield Drag Celebration
From the archive
This event last happened on 17 September 2021
Funky Beavers and Emma Maezin present “Into the Spotlight” – a night of
celebratory lip syncing and drag entertainment to celebrate the cinema release
of Everybody’s Talking About Jamie.
To mark the film’s opening night, join Showroom Cinema and Live Cinema UK for an evening of Sheffield talent and celebration, hosted by Miss Cleo and Vivian Twist (The Funky Beavers), and Emma Maezin.
Join us for an evening of singing, lip syncing, games and DJing as we celebrate all things drag, all things Sheffield, and all things Jamie! This is the perfect chance for anyone wanting to try out their lip-syncing skills. We fully encourage you to attend in drag of course.
The Funky Beavers
Beavers are South Yorkshire’s Biggest Homegrown Drag Show! They began back in
2015 where a group of friends came together and said they wanted to put on a
drag show. The main reason they set it up was to express that anyone can be a
queen if they put their mind to it. The show was originally founded by Luke
Hague (Vivian Twist) who wanted to create a local community of queens within
Sheffield and wanted others to join and be part of something big. Six years on,
and with many sold out shows and six major productions behind them, they
continued their work and continue to create new partnerships.
A drag queen musician born and raised in Sheffield with a passion for partying and pop music. Emma has been on the Sheffield scene since her debut competing in Drag Idol UK at OMG Sheffield in 2017 and was a beloved member of The Funky Beaver Show for two short years before going solo to focus on her original music. Her singles “MADE” and “Hungover & Over Again” are available on all streaming platforms with her upcoming single “Friday Feeling” due later this year. Emma often continues to collaborate with her fellow queens at The Funky Beaver Show and after this event you can see them next performing at Hillsborough Arena for HalloQueen on Saturday 30th October alongside Ditzy O’Darlin. “Stay safe and stay amazing!”
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