PTAN Episode 002 - Joanne O'Sullivan

Stand-up Comedienne, Scriptwriter, and general funny gal Joanne O'Sullivan joins Sam in a conversation that goes from funny to serious to funny again all on the same show.

Joanne's unique experience in having lost her mother at the tender age of six has is reflected in the eyes of her own daughter, Eliza, and Joanne's wisdom and reflections on her experience make this a show that you won't want to miss!

BIO: Joanne O’Sullivan (Writer/Performer/Producer)

Joanne is proud to be able to say she’s worked in practically every genre of Canadian comedy. As a television writer, she spent 2-years writing for CBC’s popular news parody show This Hour Has 22 Minutes and just recently finished up a stint as a contributing writer for season three of the Baroness Von Sketch Show. Currently, she can be found scouring the CBC archives for a new, as yet unnamed music documentary show”.

Joanne has worked in the live Canadian arts scene for over 10 years, across many genres, including stand-up from Vancouver to Toronto, storytelling for the Stratford Festival’s Late Night with Lucy Peacock cabaret, and improvising in four seasons of Sin City, Toronto’s popular live, improvised soap opera.

She is also working on her third solo show, She Grew Funny, premiering at this year's Toronto Fringe.

Joanne is the proud winner of a Writer's Guild of Canada award and her second one-woman show “Any Second Now” was nominated for a Canadian Comedy Award.