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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.

Ticket Info
The Moth is taking precautions to limit the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19).
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All Upcoming Events

through February 4
Monday December 6
StorySLAM

Wisdom

New York City, New York

Venue: The Bell House Map It

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

Event Details:

WISDOM: Prepare a five-minute story about lessons born of experience. Advice from elders, gurus, and sages. Knowledge gleaned from hard knocks or fortune cookies. Mistakes and successes, Confucius or Dr. Phil. *THIS IS AN INDOOR EVENT THAT REQUIRE...  Learn More

Tuesday December 7
StorySLAM

Wisdom

Portland, Oregon

Venue: TOC Concert Hall Map It

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

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Event Details:

WISDOM: Prepare a five-minute story about lessons born of experience. Advice from elders, gurus, and sages. Knowledge gleaned from hard knocks or fortune cookies. Mistakes and successes, Confucius or Dr. Phil. *PLEASE NOTE THAT PROOF OF VACCINATIO...  Learn More

Wednesday December 8
StorySLAM

Wisdom

Boston, Massachusetts

Venue: WBUR CitySpace Map It

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

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Event Details:

WISDOM: Prepare a five-minute story about lessons born of experience. Advice from elders, gurus, and sages. Knowledge gleaned from hard knocks or fortune cookies. Mistakes and successes, Confucius or Dr. Phil. *PLEASE NOTE THAT PROOF OF VACCINATIO...  Learn More

Wednesday December 8
StorySLAM

Wisdom

Phoenix, Arizona

Venue: Crescent Ballroom Map It

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

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Event Details:

WISDOM: Prepare a five-minute story about lessons born of experience. Advice from elders, gurus, and sages. Knowledge gleaned from hard knocks or fortune cookies. Mistakes and successes, Confucius or Dr. Phil. *PLEASE NOTE THAT PROOF OF VACCINATIO...  Learn More

Thursday December 9
StorySLAM

Beginnings

San Francisco, California

Venue: Public Works Map It

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

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Event Details:

BEGINNINGS: Prepare a five-minute story about how it all started. Step one, day one, birth or rebirth. Initiations and inaugurations. A new leaf or lease on life. A puppy, parole, or makeover so magical your own mama don't know you! Cleaning house, ...  Learn More

Thursday December 9
Mainstage

The Moth Mainstage In NYC

New York City, New York

Venue: St. Ann's Church Map It

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

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Event Details:

Join us for an evening of stories, shared live at the magical St. Ann & the Holy Trinity Church in Brooklyn as five storytellers take the stage and share a true, personal story from their life.Doors - 6:30PMStories Begin - 7:30PM Please note: All...  Learn More

Friday December 10
Mainstage

The Moth Mainstage in Austin

Austin, Texas

Venue: Paramount Theatre Map It

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

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Event Details:

* PLEASE NOTE THAT PROOF OF VACCINATION OR A NEGATIVE COVID TEST IS REQUIRED FOR ENTRY *The Moth is true stories, told live and without notes. The Moth celebrates the ability of stories to honor both the diversity and commonality of human experience,...  Learn More

Monday December 13
StorySLAM

Wisdom

Chicago, Illinois

Venue: Lincoln Hall Map It

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

Event Details:

WISDOM: Prepare a five-minute story about lessons born of experience. Advice from elders, gurus, and sages. Knowledge gleaned from hard knocks or fortune cookies. Mistakes and successes, Confucius or Dr. Phil. *PLEASE NOTE THAT PROOF OF VACCINATIO...  Learn More

Monday December 13
StorySLAM

Wisdom

Madison, Wisconsin

Venue: High Noon Saloon Map It

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

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Event Details:

WISDOM: Prepare a five-minute story about lessons born of experience. Advice from elders, gurus, and sages. Knowledge gleaned from hard knocks or fortune cookies. Mistakes and successes, Confucius or Dr. Phil. *PLEASE NOTE THAT PROOF OF VACCINATIO...  Learn More

Monday December 13
StorySLAM

Wisdom

Atlanta, Georgia

Venue: Theatrical Outfit - The Balzer Theater Map It

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

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Event Details:

WISDOM: Prepare a five-minute story about lessons born of experience. Advice from elders, gurus, and sages. Knowledge gleaned from hard knocks or fortune cookies. Mistakes and successes, Confucius or Dr. Phil. *PLEASE NOTE THAT PROOF OF VACCINATIO...  Learn More

Tuesday December 14
StorySLAM

Wisdom

Burlington, Vermont

Venue: Double E Map It

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

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Event Details:

*PLEASE NOTE THAT PROOF OF VACCINATION WILL BE REQUIRED FOR ENTRY.*Your last dose must be administered at least 14 days prior to date of arrival. WISDOM: Prepare a five-minute story about lessons born of experience. Advice from elders, gurus, and ...  Learn More

Tuesday December 14
Mainstage

The Moth Mainstage in Portland

Portland, Oregon

Venue: Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall Map It

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

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Event Details:

* PLEASE NOTE THAT PROOF OF VACCINATION AND MASKS WILL BE REQUIRED FOR ENTRY *The Moth is true stories, told live and without notes. The Moth celebrates the ability of stories to honor both the diversity and commonality of human experience, and to sa...  Learn More

Tuesday December 14
StorySLAM

Beginnings

New York City, New York

Venue: Housing Works Bookstore Cafe Map It

6:45pm Doors Open | 7:30pm Stories Begin

Event Details:

BEGINNINGS: Prepare a five-minute story about how it all started. Step one, day one, birth or rebirth. Initiations and inaugurations. A new leaf or lease on life. A puppy, parole, or makeover so magical your own mama don't know you! Cleaning house, ...  Learn More

Tuesday December 14
StorySLAM

Wisdom

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Venue: World Cafe Live Map It

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

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Event Details:

WISDOM: Prepare a five-minute story about lessons born of experience. Advice from elders, gurus, and sages. Knowledge gleaned from hard knocks or fortune cookies. Mistakes and successes, Confucius or Dr. Phil. COVID INFORMATION: Until further noti...  Learn More

Tuesday December 14
StorySLAM

Wisdom

Houston, Texas

Venue: Warehouse Live Map It

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

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Event Details:

WISDOM: Prepare a five-minute story about lessons born of experience. Advice from elders, gurus, and sages. Knowledge gleaned from hard knocks or fortune cookies. Mistakes and successes, Confucius or Dr. Phil. General Admission Tickets * Please...  Learn More

Tuesday December 14
StorySLAM

Beginnings

Ann Arbor, Michigan

Venue: The Blind Pig Map It

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

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Event Details:

BEGINNINGS: Prepare a five-minute story about how it all started. Step one, day one, birth or rebirth. Initiations and inaugurations. A new leaf or lease on life. A puppy, parole, or makeover so magical your own mama don't know you! Cleaning house, ...  Learn More

Tuesday December 14
StorySLAM

Wisdom

Louisville, Kentucky

Venue: Headliners Music Hall Map It

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

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Event Details:

WISDOM: Prepare a five-minute story about lessons born of experience. Advice from elders, gurus, and sages. Knowledge gleaned from hard knocks or fortune cookies. Mistakes and successes, Confucius or Dr. Phil. * Please note that proof of vaccinati...  Learn More

Tuesday December 14
StorySLAM

Wisdom

London, United Kingdom

Venue: Rich Mix Map It

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

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Event Details:

WISDOM: Prepare a five-minute story about lessons born of experience. Advice from elders, gurus, and sages. Knowledge gleaned from hard knocks or fortune cookies. Mistakes and successes, Confucius or Dr. Phil. Face Masks will be required unless ea...  Learn More

Wednesday December 15
StorySLAM

Wisdom

Los Angeles, California

Venue: Los Globos Map It

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

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Event Details:

WISDOM: Prepare a five-minute story about lessons born of experience. Advice from elders, gurus, and sages. Knowledge gleaned from hard knocks or fortune cookies. Mistakes and successes, Confucius or Dr. Phil. *PLEASE NOTE THAT PROOF OF VACCINATIO...  Learn More

Wednesday December 15
StorySLAM

Wisdom

Twin Cities, Minnesota

Venue: Amsterdam Bar and Hall Map It

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

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Event Details:

WISDOM: Prepare a five-minute story about lessons born of experience. Advice from elders, gurus, and sages. Knowledge gleaned from hard knocks or fortune cookies. Mistakes and successes, Confucius or Dr. Phil. *PLEASE NOTE THAT PROOF OF VACCINATIO...  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