Edinburgh Fringe

Life's a Drag

  • Cabaret (cabaret)
  • 6pm (60 mins)
  • 4-7, 9-14, 16-21 & 23-28 Aug
  • The Pear Tree (Main Room)
  • Free
Life's a Drag. Dean Misdale
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Tickets

Entry to this show is free (there may be a donations bucket at the end) and unticketed so arrive early to secure your seat.

Venue

257: The Pear Tree
Room: Main Room

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Winner of Best Cabaret and Variety Show at Fringe World 2022 Life's a Drag takes you on a reality-shaking rollercoaster ride of what it really takes to be a queen! Australian vocal powerhouse Dean Misdale recounts side-splitting real-life encounters whilst giving you a behind the scenes look into the world of drag. Tales of coming out and starting a career in drag right through to current-day dating horror stories, Dean rolls all your favourite diva moments into one show-stopping cabaret.

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Reviews

Press articles

Top picks: Cabaret and Variety

What to see if you're after a subversive performance and a party atmosphere.

Fest Mag, 2nd August 2022

Australians at Edinburgh Fringe 2022

The 75th Edinburgh Fringe Festival begins this week and, after a bit of an enforced break, there will be a strong contingent of Australian acts (as well as Aussie Expats and adopted Aussies) back in Auld Reeky town raring to tread the boards again. Here is a list of those we could find along with any reviews we have previously written.

Squirrel Comedy, 1st August 2022

Dean Misdale interview

My show is a tale of surviving the pandemic as a self-employed drag performer - taking lemons and turning them into lemonade!

On The Mic, 29th June 2022

Performances

Date Time Venue
4th Aug 18:00 The Pear Tree (Main Room)
5th Aug 18:00 The Pear Tree (Main Room)
6th Aug 18:00 The Pear Tree (Main Room)
7th Aug 18:00 The Pear Tree (Main Room)
9th Aug 18:00 The Pear Tree (Main Room)
10th Aug 18:00 The Pear Tree (Main Room)
11th Aug 18:00 The Pear Tree (Main Room)
12th Aug 18:00 The Pear Tree (Main Room)
13th Aug 18:00 The Pear Tree (Main Room)
14th Aug 18:00 The Pear Tree (Main Room)
16th Aug 18:00 The Pear Tree (Main Room)
17th Aug 18:00 The Pear Tree (Main Room)
18th Aug 18:00 The Pear Tree (Main Room)
19th Aug 18:00 The Pear Tree (Main Room)
20th Aug 18:00 The Pear Tree (Main Room)
21st Aug 18:00 The Pear Tree (Main Room)
23rd Aug 18:00 The Pear Tree (Main Room)
24th Aug 18:00 The Pear Tree (Main Room)
25th Aug 18:00 The Pear Tree (Main Room)
26th Aug 18:00 The Pear Tree (Main Room)
27th Aug 18:00 The Pear Tree (Main Room)
28th Aug 18:00 The Pear Tree (Main Room)

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