Natalie SAMY - comedian

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One of the South Island's finest is coming to Auckland for the HA! festival.

Jo Ghastly is an award-winning comedian based in Christchurch/ Otautahi New Zealand.

Jo first performed comedy in 2017 at the age of 48. 

Jo is touring her solo show The Cool Mum around New Zealand 2020/2021.

Jo has performed as an actor and improviser since last century, including feature film and TV show roles, stage plays and Fringe Festival improv and sketch shows.

By day, Jo works as a psychiatrist in private practice.


Comedy Awards

Winner Best Solo Show and Audience Favourite Show- Nelson Fringe Festival 2020.

Winner Best Line-up Show, Most Sold-Out Shows, Spirit of The Fringe- Christchurch Comedy Carnival 2019.

Winner Comedy Roast Battle Dunedin Fringe and Christchurch 2018.

3rd Place South Island RAW Comedy Competition 2018.


Comedy Shows

2020 -The Cool Mum- debut solo show- sold out 2 Christchurch shows, Queenstown and Nelson.

2020 – New Pros Showcase – The Classic Comedy Club – Auckland.

2019- Old AF trio show- Best Line-up Show Christchurch Comedy Carnival.

2019- The Generation Gap duo show - Most Sold Out Shows Award Christchurch Comedy Carnival.

2019 – Transitions trio show – NZ International Comedy Festival.