Project Category: <span>Production</span>

Original cast and creatives
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Original cast and creatives

Guildford gets Uked! Original cast, creatives and crew after the sell-out Guildford premiere of Uked! Creative Team Writer and Producer: Jane Cafarella Executive Producer: Rob Williams Assistant Director: Rebecca Morton Production Design: Annabel Warmington Cast Karla: Rebecca Morton Wade/Maestro and almost everyone else: Peter Gavin Ruth: Fi Chant Joel: Tex ‘Turkey’ Band Musical director: Pete...

Chord diagrams
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Chord diagrams

To help your audience play along, it’s a good idea to decorate your hall with chord diagrams for easy reference. They also make your venue look great. We printed ours on material, which was easy to roll up and store and didn’t tear. We can provide the artwork for the chord diagrams with the unique...

Projecting the singalongs
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Projecting the singalongs

The singalong songs provide a unique interactive experience for your audience, allowing them to join in and be part of the show.  Unlike other musicals where the audience are passive recipients, Uked! encourages patrons to sing-along, play-along and bring-along their ukuleles

The songbook
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The songbook

The songbook contains all lyrics and chords for the sing-along songs and solos. All songs are APRA/AMCOS approved but you will need to contact APRA AMCOS, or the equivalent licensing authority in your country, to apply for the rights to for the songs for your season. Cost in Australia is approx. $272 per season. The...

Creating your Uked! band
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Creating your Uked! band

The band leads the actors and audience in the songs and plays important intros and outros during scene changes. You can form your own band using our own club members for the ukulele players. You will need to hire a drummer, as it is important that all the volunteers and audience members who are playing...

The NUTS and GRUBS
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The NUTS and GRUBS

Our Karla eventually does what all uke players do – she joins a club. This provides a wonderful opportunity for passionate ukulele players of all levels to join Karla on stage. The first club is the Newstead Ukulele Troupe (NUTS), led by Jeremy and Joel. The second club is the Guildford Regional Ukulele Band (GRUBS),...

Finding your Karla
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Finding your Karla

You will need to audition for the main character of Karla, who should be a strong musical theatre performer, able to act well and sing a range of musical styles. Your Karla should be able to play ukulele at a beginner level at least. If you have a strong musical theatre performer who doesn’t play...

Uked! characters
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Uked! characters

Karla – our heroine Karla has just turned 50 and is looking for love, which is not easy as she keeps getting dumped – most recently by her violin-playing boyfriend, Brian. Her real name is Carlotta – “like a lotta cars”, but she prefers Karla – with a K – like a Kardashian. Karla is...

Synopsis
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Synopsis

ACT ONE It’s Karla’s 50th birthday and she’s just been dumped by her violin-playing boyfriend Brian. She’s just not musical enough. Brian’s the first violin in the West Bendigo Chamber Orchestra. Karla’s the first triangle. Hurt and lonely, Karla comforts herself with a gin and tonic, and then does what she always does when she...

Production support
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Production support

Never produced a show before? Don’t worry! We’re here to help. We provide unique support for ukulele clubs and community theatre groups who want to put on the show. All you need is your club members to play all Karla’s YouTube teachers, club leaders and fellow club members the NUTS and GRUBs, three other actors to...

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