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Performed by: Jo Ghastly
About Jo Ghastly
Jo Ghastly - (Joanna Prendergast)Jo is a Ōtautahi /Christchurch New Zealand based comedian, improviser, and actor. By day she works as a psychiatrist, author, and film producer. Jo is often tired.Previous career highlights include being a Canterbury 3ZB cheerleader last century and being typecast on stage and screen as everyone’s neurotic mother. Comedy provides welcome relief from peri-menopausal mood swings and the tortures of parenting teenagers. Jo was nominated for Breakthrough Comedian (S.I.) at The NZ Comedy Guild 2020 Awards. Her debut solo comedy show “The Cool Mum” won Best Solo Show and Audience Favourite Show at the Nelson Fringe Festival 2020, recently sold out the season with 5 star reviews at Adelaide Fringe 2023 and is programmed in the 2023 NZ International Comedy Festival. Jo also performs regularly with improvisation troupe Impulse Theatre. Recent screen appearances include feature film “The Stolen” and TV’s “Adam and Eve Show”.“I wish you were my Mum “- Most comedians“I wish you weren’t my Mum” - Jo’s kids
Duration: 60 minutes
Age suitability: PG
Event warnings: Mild Coarse Language, High Level Of Audience Participation.
The Wheeler Centre - The Performance Space is wheelchair accessible. The Performance Space is wheelchair accessible from front of house via the Little Lonsdale street. Wheelchair ramp attached to TWC reception.
The Wheeler Centre - The Performance Space is hearing loop accessible. Please advise of access requirement when buying tickets.
The Wheeler Centre’s foyer is accessible by either stairs or a 23 metre long ramp. At the front of the building, there are nine steep steps with a rail on either side. Each step is 25 centimetres deep. To the side of this, there is a ramp to the right-hand side of the front door as well. There is metered on-street parking (2 spaces) available on the left-hand side of Little Lonsdale Street (accessible from the Swanston Street end) roughly 25 metres from the Wheeler Centre’s wheelchair access ramp. There are three additional spaces on LaTrobe Street, outside Mr Tulk.There are accessible toilets at this venue.
Group 6+: $23.00
Extra Applause: $35.00
Blak Tix: $10.00
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“Will delight parents, teenagers and everyone in between - Cool AF” - Justine Hall, See Do Eat Reviewseedoeatreview.com
"5 stars for a ‘lit’ show. Parents of tweens, teens and beyond, this is one show you don’t want to miss!” - Jo Parkinson, Play & Go Adelaideplayandgo.com.au
“had the audience in stitches.....thoughtful, well-paced, sharply observed comedy grist and the mixed age group audience was totally on board” - Lisa Lanzi, Theatre Travelsadelaidefringe.com.au
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