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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 August 17
Monday July 8
StorySLAM

Temptation

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:

Listen to true stories or share your own at our open-mic storytelling competition! Tonight's theme… TEMPTATION: Prepare a five-minute story about willpower. Tell us of your iron or paper thin resolve. Battles with fidelity, smoking, lov...  Learn More

Tuesday July 9
StorySLAM

First-Timers Night: Temptation

Boston, Massachusetts

Venue: WBUR CitySpace Map It

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

Event Details:

Never told a story on a Moth stage? This SLAM is for you! First-timers who have never told a story on any Moth stage will be prioritized tonight. Long-time listeners, first-time tellers! The Moth StorySLAM is an open-mic storytelling competition...  Learn More

Tuesday July 9
StorySLAM

Temptation

Los Angeles, California

Venue: Los Globos (21+) Map It

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

Event Details:

Listen to true stories or share your own at our open-mic storytelling competition! Tonight's theme… TEMPTATION: Prepare a five-minute story about willpower. Tell us of your iron or paper thin resolve. Battles with fidelity, smoking,...  Learn More

Tuesday July 9
StorySLAM

Temptation

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Venue: World Cafe Live Map It

6:15pm Doors Open | 7:30pm Stories Begin

Event Details:

The Moth StorySLAM is an open-mic storytelling competition in which anyone can share a true, personal, 5-minute story on the night's theme. Sign up for a chance to tell a story or sit back and enjoy the show! Tonight’s theme is… ...  Learn More

Wednesday July 10
StorySLAM

First-Timers Night: Temptation

Berkeley, California

Venue: Freight & Salvage Map It

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

Event Details:

Never told a story on a Moth stage? This SLAM is for you! First-timers who have never told a story on any Moth stage will be prioritized tonight. Long-time listeners, first-time tellers! The Moth StorySLAM is an open-mic storytelling competition...  Learn More

Wednesday July 10
StorySLAM

Trust

New York City, New York

Venue: Cutting Room Map It

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

Event Details:

The Moth StorySLAM is an open-mic storytelling competition in which anyone can share a true, personal, 5-minute story on the night's theme. Sign up for a chance to tell a story or sit back and enjoy the show! Tonight’s theme is… TRUST: Prep...  Learn More

Wednesday July 10
StorySLAM

Temptation

London, United Kingdom

Venue: Rich Mix Map It

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

Event Details:

The Moth StorySLAM is an open-mic storytelling competition in which anyone can share a true, personal, 5-minute story on the night's theme. Sign up for a chance to tell a story or sit back and enjoy the show! Tonight’s theme is… TEMPTATION:...  Learn More

Thursday July 11
StorySLAM

Temptation

Detroit, Michigan

Venue: Marble Bar Map It

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

Event Details:

The Moth StorySLAM is an open-mic storytelling competition in which anyone can share a true, personal, 5-minute story on the night's theme. Sign up for a chance to tell a story or sit back and enjoy the show! Tonight’s theme is… ...  Learn More

Thursday July 11
StorySLAM

Temptation

Seattle, Washington

Venue: Fremont Abbey Arts Center Map It

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

Event Details:

The Moth StorySLAM is an open-mic storytelling competition in which anyone can share a true, personal, 5-minute story on the night's theme. Sign up for a chance to tell a story or sit back and enjoy the show! Tonight’s theme is… ...  Learn More

Monday July 15
StorySLAM

Temptation

Atlanta, Georgia

Venue: Theatrical Outfit - The Balzer Theater Map It

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

Event Details:

Listen to true stories or share your own at our open-mic storytelling competition! Tonight's theme… TEMPTATION: Prepare a five-minute story about willpower. Tell us of your iron or paper thin resolve. Battles with fidelity, smoking, loving,...  Learn More

Tuesday July 16
StorySLAM

Achilles Heel

Chicago, Illinois

Venue: FitzGerald's Map It

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

Event Details:

The Moth StorySLAM is an open-mic storytelling competition in which anyone can share a true, personal, 5-minute story on the night's theme. Sign up for a chance to tell a story or sit back and enjoy the show! Tonight’s theme is… ACH...  Learn More

Tuesday July 16
StorySLAM

Temptation

Houston, Texas

Venue: Warehouse Live Midtown Map It

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

Event Details:

The Moth StorySLAM is an open-mic storytelling competition in which anyone can share a true, personal, 5-minute story on the night's theme. Sign up for a chance to tell a story or sit back and enjoy the show! Tonight’s theme is… TEMPTATION:...  Learn More

Tuesday July 16
StorySLAM

Achilles Heel

Ann Arbor, Michigan

Venue: The Blind Pig Map It

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

Event Details:

The Moth StorySLAM is an open-mic storytelling competition in which anyone can share a true, personal, 5-minute story on the night's theme. Sign up for a chance to tell a story or sit back and enjoy the show! Tonight’s theme is… ACHILLES HE...  Learn More

Tuesday July 16
StorySLAM

Temptation

Portland, Oregon

Venue: Holocene (21+) Map It

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

Event Details:

The Moth StorySLAM is an open-mic storytelling competition in which anyone can share a true, personal, 5-minute story on the night's theme. Sign up for a chance to tell a story or sit back and enjoy the show! Tonight’s theme is… ...  Learn More

Wednesday July 17
StorySLAM

Achilles Heel

New York City, New York

Venue: The Bronx Museum of the Arts Map It

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

Event Details:

The Moth StorySLAM is an open-mic storytelling competition in which anyone can share a true, personal, 5-minute story on the night's theme. Sign up for a chance to tell a story or sit back and enjoy the show! Tonight’s theme is… ACHILLES HE...  Learn More

Wednesday July 17
StorySLAM

Temptation

Twin Cities, Minnesota

Venue: Amsterdam Bar and Hall Map It

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

Event Details:

The Moth StorySLAM is an open-mic storytelling competition in which anyone can share a true, personal, 5-minute story on the night's theme. Sign up for a chance to tell a story or sit back and enjoy the show! Tonight’s theme is… TEMPTAT...  Learn More

Thursday July 18
StorySLAM

Temptation

Miami, Florida

Venue: Sandrell Rivers Theater

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

Event Details:

Listen to true stories or share your own at our open-mic storytelling competition! Tonight's theme… TEMPTATION: Prepare a five-minute story about willpower. Tell us of your iron or paper thin resolve. Battles with fidelity, smoking, lov...  Learn More

Thursday July 18
StorySLAM

Temptation

Asheville, North Carolina

Venue: The Grey Eagle Map It

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

Event Details:

Listen to true stories or share your own at our open-mic storytelling competition! Tonight's theme… TEMPTATION: Prepare a five-minute story about willpower. Tell us of your iron or paper thin resolve. Battles with fidelity, ...  Learn More

Thursday July 18
StorySLAM

Temptation

Phoenix, Arizona

Venue: Crescent Ballroom (21+) Map It

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

Event Details:

Listen to true stories or share your own at our open-mic storytelling competition! Tonight's theme… TEMPTATION: Prepare a five-minute story about willpower. Tell us of your iron or paper thin resolve. Battles with fidelity, smoking,...  Learn More

Friday July 19
StorySLAM

Temptation

Denver, Colorado

Venue: Swallow Hill Music Map It

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

Event Details:

Listen to true stories or share your own at our open-mic storytelling competition! Tonight's theme… TEMPTATION: Prepare a five-minute story about willpower. Tell us of your iron or paper thin resolve. Battles with fidelity, smoking, loving,...  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
Community StorySLAM
Moth Ball