Jo Prendergast


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Psychiatrist comedian finds the humour in her tumour!

Jo Prendergast is an award-winning Ōtautahi-Christchurch based stand-up comedian, best known for her smash-hit comedy show Jo Ghastly: The Cool Mum. Jo is also a medical doctor with a unique ability to share important health messages through comedy. Laugh through the tough stuff with stand-up, skits, and songs about Jo’s victory over cancer and her cartwheeling ability. 

‘had the audience in stitches’ – Theatre Travels

★ ★ ★ ★ 1/2 “The room is filled with laughter…I would recommend to anyone who just wants to have a good laugh” – The Adelaide Show Podcast 




  • Wellington Shows

Ticket prices

Full Price: $34
Group 6+: $26
Concession: $18

*service fee may apply


55 mins.

Wheelchair accessible

May contain colourful language and adult themes
References to cancer diagnosis
Frequent body humour

Recommended 16+