Kooky ukey love story

Castlemaine's Rebecca Morton and Bendigo's Pete Gavin star in Uked! Photo: Eve Lamb

Guildford’s historic music hall is bracing itself for a kooky ukey love story like no other.
Uked! the play-along ukulele musical premieres at the little historic venue over June 20-30, bringing comic theatre and uke players together from across Victoria.
While that may sound like a potentially dangerous combination, the Castlemaine based writer and producer, Jane Caferalla, describes this unique stage production as a story with something for everyone – notably including those who play ukulele.
The script follows the fortunes of Karla – played by Castlemaine’s Rebecca Morton – who is dumped on her 50th birthday by her violin-playing boyfriend, Brian. 
Desperate to belong and prove her musical worth, Karla buys a ukulele and joins a dating site to discover that love and the ukulele have much in common.
“I just love this show,” Rebecca says. Full story in today’s Castlemaine Mail …