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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 December 6
Tuesday October 18
StorySLAM

Costumes

Portland, Oregon

Venue: Holocene Map It

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

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COSTUMES: Prepare a five-minute story about playing the part. Holidays, parties or the school play. Stories of wearing the clothes to conform or stand out. Imposter syndrome or uniforms that itch. From ComiCon to Mardi Gras— Santa Clause to Spo...  Learn More

Wednesday October 19
Mainstage

Great Expectations: The Moth at Lincoln Center

New York City, New York

Venue: Alice Tully Hall at Lincoln Center Map It

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

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Wednesday October 19
GrandSLAM

GrandSLAM Championship

Miami, Florida

Venue: The Black Archives - Historic Lyric Theater

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

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The Moth is dedicated to finding intriguing people to tell inspired stories. At The Moth StorySLAM, those people find us. On this night, using words as weapons, they compete to determine The Moth Miami GrandSLAM Story Champion. Media Sponsor: WLRN...  Learn More

Wednesday October 19
StorySLAM

Costumes

Los Angeles, California

Venue: Los Globos Map It

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

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COSTUMES: Prepare a five-minute story about playing the part. Holidays, parties or the school play. Stories of wearing the clothes to conform or stand out. Imposter syndrome or uniforms that itch. From ComiCon to Mardi Gras— Santa Clause to Spo...  Learn More

Thursday October 20
StorySLAM

Grown

Asheville, North Carolina

Venue: The Grey Eagle Map It

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

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GROWN: Prepare a five-minute story about the highs and lows of adulting, or the trials and tribulations of getting there. Old enough to know better or wishing someone else would grow the heck up. Growing pains, rites of passage and the great onslaugh...  Learn More

Thursday October 20
StorySLAM

Pop-Up Porch: Crossroads

Birmingham, Alabama

Venue: Red Mountain Theatre Arts Campus - Discovery theatre Map It

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

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CROSSROADS: Prepare a five-minute story about a turning point in your life. Do or die, now or never. Saying or doing something you can never take back. Turning down the job, saying yes to the tattoo, breaking up with not-the-one. Opportunities, decis...  Learn More

Thursday October 20
StorySLAM

Grown

Phoenix, Arizona

Venue: Crescent Ballroom Map It

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

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GROWN: Prepare a five-minute story about the highs and lows of adulting, or the trials and tribulations of getting there. Old enough to know better or wishing someone else would grow the heck up. Growing pains, rites of passage and the great onslaugh...  Learn More

Friday October 21
StorySLAM

Grown

Denver, Colorado

Venue: Swallow Hill Music Map It

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

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GROWN: Prepare a five-minute story about the highs and lows of adulting, or the trials and tribulations of getting there. Old enough to know better or wishing someone else would grow the heck up. Growing pains, rites of passage and the great onslaugh...  Learn More

Friday October 21
StorySLAM

Costumes

Seattle, Washington

Venue: Bloedel Hall St. Mark's Map It

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

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COSTUMES: Prepare a five-minute story about playing the part. Holidays, parties or the school play. Stories of wearing the clothes to conform or stand out. Imposter syndrome or uniforms that itch. From ComiCon to Mardi Gras— Santa Clause to Spo...  Learn More

Saturday October 22
Mainstage

The Moth Mainstage in Honolulu

Honolulu, Hawaii

Venue: Hawaii Theatre Center Map It

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

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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

Monday October 24
GrandSLAM

Never Again: GrandSLAM Championship

Portland, Oregon

Venue: Aladdin Theater Map It

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

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The Moth presents the Portland GrandSLAM, a battle of wits and words - fierce, hilarious, heartbreaking and all points between. The Moth is dedicated to finding people from all walks of life to tell inspired stories. At The Moth StorySLAM, those peop...  Learn More

Tuesday October 25
StorySLAM

Costumes

Chicago, Illinois

Venue: Lincoln Hall Map It

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

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COSTUMES: Prepare a five-minute story about playing the part. Holidays, parties or the school play. Stories of wearing the clothes to conform or stand out. Imposter syndrome or uniforms that itch. From ComiCon to Mardi Gras— Santa Clause to Spo...  Learn More

Tuesday October 25
StorySLAM

Costumes

Boston, Massachusetts

Venue: Arts at the Armory

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

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COSTUMES: Prepare a five-minute story about playing the part. Holidays, parties or the school play. Stories of wearing the clothes to conform or stand out. Imposter syndrome or uniforms that itch. From ComiCon to Mardi Gras— Santa Clause to Spo...  Learn More

Tuesday October 25
StorySLAM

Costumes

San Francisco, California

Venue: Public Works Map It

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

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COSTUMES: Prepare a five-minute story about playing the part. Holidays, parties or the school play. Stories of wearing the clothes to conform or stand out. Imposter syndrome or uniforms that itch. From ComiCon to Mardi Gras— Santa Clause to Spo...  Learn More

Tuesday October 25
StorySLAM

Grown

Louisville, Kentucky

Venue: Headliners Music Hall Map It

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

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GROWN: Prepare a five-minute story about the highs and lows of adulting, or the trials and tribulations of getting there. Old enough to know better or wishing someone else would grow the heck up. Growing pains, rites of passage and the great onslaugh...  Learn More

Wednesday October 26
Education

Uncharted Territory: Kate Spade New York Foundation Showcase

New York City, New York

Venue: Culture Lab

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

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Join us in person for stories of moving forward. Featuring storytellers from The Moth's Community, Education and Global workshop programs. Major support for The Moth Community Program is generously provided by the Kate ...  Learn More

Wednesday October 26
Education

Livestream - Uncharted Territory: Kate Spade New York Foundation Showcase

Virtual Event

Venue: Culture Lab

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

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Tune in - for stories of moving forward. Featuring storytellers from The Moth's Community, Education and Global workshop programs. livestream tickets available. Major support for The Moth Community Program is generously prov...  Learn More

Wednesday October 26
StorySLAM

Grown

Twin Cities, Minnesota

Venue: The Parkway Theater Map It

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

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GROWN: Prepare a five-minute story about the highs and lows of adulting, or the trials and tribulations of getting there. Old enough to know better or wishing someone else would grow the heck up. Growing pains, rites of passage and the great onslaugh...  Learn More

Thursday October 27
StorySLAM

Pop-Up Porch: Crossroads

Atlanta, Georgia

Venue: 7 Stages

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

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CROSSROADS: Prepare a five-minute story about a turning point in your life. Do or die, now or never. Saying or doing something you can never take back. Turning down the job, saying yes to the tattoo, breaking up with not-the-one. Opportunities, decis...  Learn More

Thursday October 27
Mainstage

The Moth Mainstage in Boston

Boston, Massachusetts

Venue: The Wilbur Theater Map It

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

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Gather for an evening of true stories told live at the beautiful Wilbur in Boston as five tellers take the stage to share a personal moment in time: Jumping without a net, diving deep, and exploring uncharted territories. Presented by The Wilbur a...  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