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Live Storytelling Events

In response to concerns about the COVID-19: Our goal is to create a safe environment that fosters empathy and builds a community enriched by storytelling. Moth shows will begin to return to live venues and will abide by local and state COVID-19 regulations, as necessary, and we will require proof of vaccination for all ticket holders where we are able to do so. Search below for upcoming events in your area.

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All Upcoming Events

through March 26
Wednesday January 26
StorySLAM

Goals

Miami, Florida

Venue: Sandrell Rivers Theater

6:00pm Doors Open | 7:00pm Stories Begin

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GOALS: Prepare a five-minute story about aiming high. Buckling down and getting to work or rain-checking your ambitions until the new year. Learning to bake sourdough, finishing that script, perfecting the three-ball juggle…or falling short de...  Learn More

Wednesday January 26
StorySLAM

Goals

Twin Cities, Minnesota

Venue: Amsterdam Bar and Hall Map It

6:30pm Doors Open | 7:30pm Stories Begin

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GOALS: Prepare a five-minute story about aiming high. Buckling down and getting to work or rain-checking your ambitions until the new year. Learning to bake sourdough, finishing that script, perfecting the three-ball juggle…or falling short de...  Learn More

Thursday January 27
StorySLAM

Revival

New York City, New York

Venue: Housing Works Bookstore Cafe Map It

6:15pm Doors Open | 7:00pm Stories Begin

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REVIVAL: Prepare a five-minute story about breathing life back into something long thought gone. A much needed resuscitation, a revamped performance, or renewed vows. let’s hear about bringing something back from the edge of death, or even from acros...  Learn More

Thursday January 27
StorySLAM

Goals

Washington DC, District of Columbia (DC)

Venue: Miracle Theatre Map It

6:30pm Doors Open | 7:30pm Stories Begin

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Event Details:

*Due to the Omicron variant and the safety of our crew and audience, The Moth has postponed the DC StorySLAM: GOALS to Thursday, January 27th (originally Thursday, January 6th). GOALS: Prepare a five-minute story about aiming high. Buckling down a...  Learn More

Saturday January 29
StorySLAM

Goals

London, United Kingdom

Venue: Rich Mix Map It

7:15pm Doors Open | 8:00pm Stories Begin

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Event Details:

GOALS: Prepare a five-minute story about aiming high. Buckling down and getting to work or rain-checking your ambitions until the new year. Learning to bake sourdough, finishing that script, perfecting the three-ball juggle…or falling short de...  Learn More

Wednesday February 2
StorySLAM

Love Hurts

Berkeley, California

Venue: Freight & Salvage Map It

6:00pm Doors Open | 7:00pm Stories Begin

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Event Details:

LOVE HURTS: Prepare a five-minute tale about a love that made you go OUCH. The agony of deferred love! The misery of good love, gone bad! The anguish of one-way love! Bring stories of your heart, kicked to the curb by the people or places or things y...  Learn More

Wednesday February 2
StorySLAM

Love Hurts

Melbourne, Australia

Venue: Howler Map It

7:00pm Doors Open | 7:30pm Stories Begin

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LOVE HURTS: Prepare a five-minute tale about a love that made you go OUCH. The agony of deferred love! The misery of good love, gone bad! The anguish of one-way love! Bring stories of your heart, kicked to the kerb by the people or places or things y...  Learn More

Thursday February 3
StorySLAM

Love Hurts

Detroit, Michigan

Venue: Marble Bar Map It

6:30pm Doors Open | 7:30pm Stories Begin

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LOVE HURTS: Prepare a five-minute tale about a love that made you go OUCH. The agony of deferred love! The misery of good love, gone bad! The anguish of one-way love! Bring stories of your heart, kicked to the curb by the people or places or things y...  Learn More

Thursday February 3
StorySLAM

Love Hurts

Seattle, Washington

Venue: Fremont Abbey Arts Center Map It

7:00pm Doors Open | 8:00pm Stories Begin

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LOVE HURTS: Prepare a five-minute tale about a love that made you go OUCH. The agony of deferred love! The misery of good love, gone bad! The anguish of one-way love! Bring stories of your heart, kicked to the curb by the people or places or things y...  Learn More

Monday February 7
StorySLAM

Love Hurts

Madison, Wisconsin

Venue: High Noon Saloon Map It

6:30pm Doors Open | 7:30pm Stories Begin

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LOVE HURTS: Prepare a five-minute tale about a love that made you go OUCH. The agony of deferred love! The misery of good love, gone bad! The anguish of one-way love! Bring stories of your heart, kicked to the curb by the people or places or things y...  Learn More

Monday February 7
StorySLAM

Love Hurts

Portland, Oregon

Venue: TOC Concert Hall Map It

7:00pm Doors Open | 8:00pm Stories Begin

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LOVE HURTS: Prepare a five-minute tale about a love that made you go OUCH. The agony of deferred love! The misery of good love, gone bad! The anguish of one-way love! Bring stories of your heart, kicked to the curb by the people or places or things y...  Learn More

Monday February 7
StorySLAM

Belonging

New York City, New York

Venue: The Bell House Map It

7:15pm Doors Open | 8:00pm Stories Begin

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BELONGING: Prepare a five-minute story about fitting in or standing out. The ugly duckling amongst the swans or the new kid in school. Assimilation and alienation. Feeling right at home or trying to find it. Regale us with tales of what you belong to...  Learn More

Tuesday February 8
StorySLAM

Love Hurts

Burlington, Vermont

Venue: Double E Map It

6:30pm Doors Open | 7:30pm Stories Begin

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LOVE HURTS: Prepare a five-minute tale about a love that made you go OUCH. The agony of deferred love! The misery of good love, gone bad! The anguish of one-way love! Bring stories of your heart, kicked to the curb by the people or places or things y...  Learn More

Tuesday February 8
StorySLAM

Love Hurts

Houston, Texas

Venue: Warehouse Live Map It

7:00pm Doors Open | 7:30pm Stories Begin

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Event Details:

LOVE HURTS: Prepare a five-minute tale about a love that made you go OUCH. The agony of deferred love! The misery of good love, gone bad! The anguish of one-way love! Bring stories of your heart, kicked to the curb by the people or places or things y...  Learn More

Tuesday February 8
StorySLAM

Love Hurts

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Venue: World Cafe Live Map It

6:00pm Doors Open | 7:30pm Stories Begin

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Event Details:

LOVE HURTS: Prepare a five-minute tale about a love that made you go OUCH. The agony of deferred love! The misery of good love, gone bad! The anguish of one-way love! Bring stories of your heart, kicked to the curb by the people or places or things y...  Learn More

Wednesday February 9
Mainstage

The Moth Mainstage in Anchorage

Anchorage, Alaska

Venue: Atwood Concert Hall Map It

6:30pm Doors Open | 7:30pm Stories Begin

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Event Details:

The Moth is true stories, told live and without notes, by people from all walks of life – astronauts, students, a dental hygienist, a hotdog eating champion, exonerated prisoners, Nobel laureates, and everyone in between. Each performance of The Moth...  Learn More

Thursday February 10
StorySLAM

Love Hurts

New York City, New York

Venue: Housing Works Bookstore Cafe Map It

6:15pm Doors Open | 7:00pm Stories Begin

Event Details:

LOVE HURTS: Prepare a five-minute tale about a love that made you go OUCH. The agony of deferred love! The misery of good love, gone bad! The anguish of one-way love! Bring stories of your heart, kicked to the curb by the people or places or things y...  Learn More

Thursday February 10
Mainstage

The Moth in Cincinnati Night One

Cincinnati, Ohio

Venue: Memorial Hall Map It

7:30pm Stories Begin

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Join us for an evening of stories, shared live at the beautiful Memorial Hall in Cincinnati as five storytellers take the stage and share a true, personal story from their life: joy and heart, in equal measures. Stories of glory and defeat, taunting...  Learn More

Thursday February 10
StorySLAM

Love Hurts

Washington DC, District of Columbia (DC)

Venue: Miracle Theatre Map It

6:30pm Doors Open | 7:30pm Stories Begin

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Event Details:

LOVE HURTS: Prepare a five-minute tale about a love that made you go OUCH. The agony of deferred love! The misery of good love, gone bad! The anguish of one-way love! Bring stories of your heart, kicked to the curb by the people or places or things y...  Learn More

Friday February 11
Mainstage

The Moth in Cincinnati Night Two

Cincinnati, Ohio

Venue: Memorial Hall Map It

7:30pm Stories Begin

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Event Details:

Join us for an evening of stories, shared live at the beautiful Memorial Hall in Cincinnati as five storytellers take the stage and share a true, personal story from their life: joy and heart, in equal measures. Stories of glory and defeat, taunting ...  Learn More

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Moth Events

Virtual StorySLAM

A virtual open-mic storytelling experience that invites up to eight tellers to share a true, personal story on a given theme. The SLAM ends with the audience voting for their favorite story, crowning the StorySLAM winner!

Virtual Mainstage

A curated storytelling show featuring four tellers who develop and shape their stories with our directors. Coming to life in the virtual space and guided by a host, each teller shares their story from their home streamed live into the living room of our viewers.

Virtual SLAM Showcase

The Moth's Play it Again, SLAM Showcase brings together eight beloved StorySLAM favorites to re-share their stories, directed anew by The Moth's artistic team for a virtual audience.

Virtual GrandSLAM

The virtual GrandSLAMs are storytelling competitions that bring together eight SLAM winners from Eastern, Central and Western time zones to compete for the title of GrandSLAM winner in their respective region.

Mainstage

Curated events featuring five tellers who develop and shape their stories with our directors. Beyond theater, The Moth Mainstage is a community where entertainment and enlightenment merge.

StorySLAM

Open-mic storytelling competitions. Open to anyone with a five-minute story to share on the night’s theme. Come tell a story, or just enjoy the show!

Special Events

Each year The Moth presents two benefits featuring a special show and party: The Moth Ball and the Moth Members' Show.

Education

Featuring high school and college students who have participated in Moth workshops in their schools.

Community

Showcases of storytellers from a wide range of populations, community organizations and non-profits.

Global Community