MWAHO presents the Underdog Ten Minute Play Festival

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The Portland 10MPF is an event MWHAO produces three times a year featuring original, new plays written, directed and performed by Portland artists - with live music in-between each play! Every play is ten minutes or less and all are performed each performance night. It's a very fun, well attended event and there is nothing else like it in the city. We are theater for everybody: only charging 10 bucks a ticket and we have an open-door policy where anyone can submit a play or try out to be involved. These are your stories, Portland!

For more information about MWAHO and the 10MPF, go to

Adult themes, language, and sexual references; children allowed with guardian.

Doors @ 6 PM - Show @ 7 PM

For Safety:

  • Everyone involved in the play fest is vaccinated
  • We limited tickets to half-capacity
  • The first few audience rows will be left open
  • We will space out audience members
  • We will require masks 

Please note: The Clinton Street Theater has a self-imposed capacity limit of 100, so buy your tickets early. A small number of tickets will be available at the door each night. *We will not turn away anyone for lack of funds.  For more information on subsidized tickets, please contact

MWAHO presents the Underdog Ten Minute Play Festival



In the Underdog 10MPF you will experience one woman's search for an enchanted necklace in a swamp behind a Walmart parking lot, a dystopian survivalist reality show competition between an outdoorsman and a valley girl, two mythological newlyweds who must face the bitter reality of the gods' will, a WWII French resistance fighter who takes refuge in a surly chef's restaurant kitchen, a new take on the complicated relationship between the Mad Hatter and Alice, and a man working from home trying to finish a project while his worst enemy gets in the way.

This play festival will feature music from the awesome local musical act Junglecorp - with their new, Underdog-themed rock opera story performed in-between each of the plays. Junglecorp leaves audience members thoroughly entertained and they are extremely excited to be back on the Monkey stage.  Check out their music for previous play festivals, fun videos and connect with them at

The Underdog Ten Minute Play Festival will run about 2 hours with a 15 minute intermission.

Start off your fall 2021 with a wildly entertaining, fun night of stories about hope, the struggle and pure grit: Underdog!

Special Admission

$10; Due to the Delta Variant, we are limiting capacity to 100 guests. Don't miss out. Purchase tickets in advance.







*We will not turn away anyone for lack of funds.  For more information on subsidized tickets, please contact