Sheridan Harbridge, Ryan Johnson and Julia Rorke in 80 Minutes No Interval (c) Tony Davison - high res

Thread Entertainment in association with Red Line Productions is pleased to present the World Premiere of Travis Cotton’s 80 Minutes No Interval, a short and sharp black comedy with a big impact and a running time only as long as the title suggests.

Some people seem to keep making the same mistakes. For others, bad things simply happen over and over again. In 80 Minutes No Interval, Louis, a failed novelist-come-theatre reviewer, experiences both with tragic consequences. This hilarious self-referential play examines the 21st century preoccupation with the need for perfection, its resultant crippling indecisiveness,and the effect on those who seek to attain it. We journey with Louis as he stumbles his way through life, love, and theatre.

Playing the unlucky protagonist Louis is Ryan Johnson (INXS: Never Tear Us Apart, House Husbands) returning to the stage after a busy few years in film and television. The supporting cast includes Jacob Allan (Packed to the Rafters, Winners & Losers), Robin Goldsworthy (All My Sons, Loot), Sheridan Harbridge (Songs for the Fallen, North by Northwest) and Julia Rorke (Bite Me, Vernon God Little).

Travis Cotton is an award-winning playwright, actor and director. His most recent play Robots Vs. Art toured Australia and is now included on Victoria’s Curriculum for Theatre Studies. Travis has previously directed two of his own plays, The Fifth at Randwick and God, the devil, and the true history of mankind. His other plays include This Blasted Earth (co-written with Toby Schmitz) and Rites of Evil.


Writer/Director – Travis Cotton

Presented by Thread Entertainment in association with Red Line Productions

With Jacob Allan, Robin Goldsworthy, Sheridan Harbridge, Ryan Johnson and Julia Rorke

Production Designer – Georgia Hopkins

Lighting Designer – Ross Graham

Composer/Sound Designer – Hamish Michael

Composer – Hue Blanes

Stage Manager – Liam Murray


Venue:                      Old Fitzroy Theatre, 129 Dowling Street (Cnr Cathedral Street), Woolloomooloo

Season:                    8 March – 9 April 2016

Times:                       Tues-Sat 7.30pm, Sunday 5pm

Price:                         $38 Adult, $33 Concession, $28 Previews and Cheap Tuesday

Running time:       80 minutes, no interval – what a surprise!