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Live Storytelling Events

In response to concerns about COVID-19: Our goal is to create a safe environment that fosters empathy and builds a community enriched by storytelling. In an effort to abide by local and state guidelines, please reference each event's ticket landing page for updates on COVID-19 regulations. Search below for upcoming events in your area.

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All Upcoming Events

through July 17
Tuesday June 7
StorySLAM

Birthdays

Houston, Texas

Venue: Warehouse Live Map It

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

Event Details:

BIRTHDAYS: Prepare a five-minute story about a celebration. Once a year, for better or worse. Party hats, blowing out the candle, opening the gifts, or weeping in solitude, wondering where all the years have gone. COVID Requirements: See Warehouse...  Learn More

Tuesday June 7
StorySLAM

Birthdays

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Venue: World Cafe Live Map It

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

Event Details:

Prepare a five-minute story about a celebration. Once a year, for better or worse. Party hats, blowing out the candle, opening the gifts, or weeping in solitude, wondering where all the years have gone. COVID Requirements: See World Cafe Live's CO...  Learn More

Wednesday June 8
StorySLAM

Birthdays

Los Angeles, California

Venue: Los Globos Map It

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

Event Details:

BIRTHDAYS: Prepare a five-minute story about a celebration. Once a year, for better or worse. Party hats, blowing out the candle, opening the gifts, or weeping in solitude, wondering where all the years have gone. COVID Requirements: See Los Angel...  Learn More

Wednesday June 8
GrandSLAM

GrandSLAM Championship: GREAT ESCAPES

Twin Cities, Minnesota

Venue: Pantages Theatre

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

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Event Details:

The Moth presents the Twin Cities GrandSLAM, a battle of wits and words - fierce, hilarious, heartbreaking and all points between. Listen as ten StorySLAM champs tell stories about getaways. Setting sail, going off grid, or making a run for it. T...  Learn More

Wednesday June 8
StorySLAM

Birthdays

London, United Kingdom

Venue: Rich Mix Map It

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

Event Details:

Birthdays: Prepare a five-minute story about a celebration. Once a year, for better or worse. Party hats, blowing out the candle, opening the gifts, or weeping in solitude, wondering where all the years have gone.COVID REQUIREMENTS See Rich Mix's ...  Learn More

Monday June 13
StorySLAM

Birthdays

Madison, Wisconsin

Venue: High Noon Saloon Map It

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

Event Details:

BIRTHDAYS: Prepare a five-minute story about a celebration. Once a year, for better or worse. Party hats, blowing out the candle, opening the gifts, or weeping in solitude, wondering where all the years have gone. COVID Requirements: * Ple...  Learn More

Monday June 13
StorySLAM

Birthdays

New Orleans, Louisiana

Venue: Cafe Istanbul Map It

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

Event Details:

BIRTHDAYS: Prepare a five-minute story about a celebration. Once a year, for better or worse. Party hats, blowing out the candle, opening the gifts, or weeping in solitude, wondering where all the years have gone. COVID REQUIREMENTS: See New Orlea...  Learn More

Monday June 13
StorySLAM

Birthdays

Atlanta, Georgia

Venue: Theatrical Outfit - The Balzer Theater Map It

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

Event Details:

Birthdays: Prepare a five-minute story about a celebration. Once a year, for better or worse. Party hats, blowing out the candle, opening the gifts, or weeping in solitude, wondering where all the years have gone. COVID Requirements: See Theatrica...  Learn More

Tuesday June 14
Mainstage

The Moth Mainstage in East Lansing

East Lansing, Michigan

Venue: Wharton Center for the Performing Arts Map It

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

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Event Details:

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 satisfy a vital human need for connection. It seeks to present recognized storyt...  Learn More

Tuesday June 14
SLAM Showcase

The Moth Presents: Play It Again, SLAM Showcase!

New York City, New York

Venue: Music Hall of Williamsburg Map It

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

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Event Details:

Join us for The Moth's third ever SLAM showcase, featuring beloved storylines picked from our StorySLAM series. Stories that split guts, broke hearts, took up residency in the backwaters of our minds. No hat. No judges. Just stories carefully curate...  Learn More

Tuesday June 14
StorySLAM

Birthdays

Boston, Massachusetts

Venue: WBUR CitySpace Map It

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

Event Details:

Birthdays: Prepare a five-minute story about a celebration. Once a year, for better or worse. Party hats, blowing out the candle, opening the gifts, or weeping in solitude, wondering where all the years have gone.Media Sponsors: PRX and WBUR COV...  Learn More

Tuesday June 14
StorySLAM

Birthdays

Burlington, Vermont

Venue: Double E Map It

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

Event Details:

Birthdays: Prepare a five-minute story about a celebration. Once a year, for better or worse. Party hats, blowing out the candle, opening the gifts, or weeping in solitude, wondering where all the years have gone.Media Sponsor: VPR COVID REQUIREME...  Learn More

Thursday June 16
StorySLAM

Birthdays

Phoenix, Arizona

Venue: Crescent Ballroom Map It

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

Event Details:

BIRTHDAYS: Prepare a five-minute story about a celebration. Once a year, for better or worse. Party hats, blowing out the candle, opening the gifts, or weeping in solitude, wondering where all the years have gone. Media Sponsor: KJZZ COVID REQU...  Learn More

Friday June 17
StorySLAM

Birthdays

Denver, Colorado

Venue: Swallow Hill Music Map It

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

Event Details:

BIRTHDAYS: Prepare a five-minute story about a celebration. Once a year, for better or worse. Party hats, blowing out the candle, opening the gifts, or weeping in solitude, wondering where all the years have gone. COVID Requirements: Please note t...  Learn More

Friday June 17
StorySLAM

Destination

Seattle, Washington

Venue: Bloedel Hall St. Mark's Map It

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

Event Details:

Destination: Prepare a five-minute story about points near and far. Forks in the road, the road less traveled, forging one's own path. Embarking, disembarking, finding purpose or discovering home. Answering the call to adventure or tales of that fi...  Learn More

Monday June 20
StorySLAM

Birthdays

Chicago, Illinois

Venue: SPACE Map It

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

Event Details:

Birthdays: Prepare a five-minute story about a celebration. Once a year, for better or worse. Party hats, blowing out the candle, opening the gifts, or weeping in solitude, wondering where all the years have gone.Media Sponsors: WBEZ & Vocalo COVI...  Learn More

Monday June 20
StorySLAM

Destination

Washington DC, District of Columbia (DC)

Venue: City Winery DC Map It

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

Event Details:

DESTINATION: Prepare a five-minute story about points near and far. Forks in the road, the road less traveled, forging one's own path. Embarking, disembarking, finding purpose or discovering home. Answering the call to adventure or tales of that fi...  Learn More

Tuesday June 21
StorySLAM

Destination

Ann Arbor, Michigan

Venue: The Blind Pig Map It

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

Event Details:

DESTINATION: Prepare a five-minute story about points near and far. Forks in the road, the road less traveled, forging one's own path. Embarking, disembarking, finding purpose or discovering home. Answering the call to adventure or tales of that fi...  Learn More

Tuesday June 21
StorySLAM

Destination

Los Angeles, California

Venue: Los Globos Map It

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

Event Details:

DESTINATION: Prepare a five-minute story about points near and far. Forks in the road, the road less traveled, forging one's own path. Embarking, disembarking, finding purpose or discovering home. Answering the call to adventure or tales of that firs...  Learn More

Tuesday June 21
StorySLAM

Birthdays

Louisville, Kentucky

Venue: Headliners Music Hall Map It

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

Event Details:

BIRTHDAYS: Prepare a five-minute story about a celebration. Once a year, for better or worse. Party hats, blowing out the candle, opening the gifts, or weeping in solitude, wondering where all the years have gone. COVID Requirements: See Headliner...  Learn More

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Moth Events

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!

GrandSLAM

After ten StorySLAMs in a city, the winners then compete for the title of GrandSLAM Champion with a brand new story. This is the ultimate battle of wits and words.

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
SLAM Showcase