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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 October 9
Thursday August 25
StorySLAM

Royal

New York City, New York

Venue: Housing Works Bookstore Cafe Map It

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

Event Details:

ROYAL: Prepare a five-minute story about holding court. Category is Eleganza extravaganza. Feeling queenly, kingly, or leonine. The time you commanded a room, found your power, or took the reins. Flushes, welcomes, pains. Seating is available at a...  Learn More

Monday August 29
StorySLAM

Happy

Birmingham, Alabama

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

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

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Event Details:

HAPPY: Prepare a five-minute story about smiles and sunshine. Think unbridled joy—landing the dream job, winning the talent show, or bowling a perfect game. The quest for your soul mate or for the perfect cup of coffee. The Midas touch. The goo...  Learn More

Tuesday August 30
StorySLAM

Enemies

Los Angeles, California

Venue: Los Globos Map It

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

Event Details:

ENEMIES: Prepare a five-minute story about your nemesis: the Backstreet Boy to your N'Sync, the Killmonger to your T'Challa, the Brutus to your Caesar. Yankees to Red Sox, cats to dogs, Coke to Pepsi. Tell of enemies, "frenemies", rivals and foes. ...  Learn More

Tuesday August 30
StorySLAM

Enemies

San Francisco, California

Venue: Public Works Map It

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

Event Details:

ENEMIES: Prepare a five-minute story about your nemesis: the Backstreet Boy to your N'Sync, the Killmonger to your T'Challa, the Brutus to your Caesar. Yankees to Red Sox, cats to dogs, Coke to Pepsi. Tell of enemies, "frenemies", rivals and foes. ...  Learn More

Tuesday August 30
StorySLAM

Happy

Louisville, Kentucky

Venue: Headliners Music Hall Map It

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

Event Details:

HAPPY: Prepare a five-minute story about smiles and sunshine. Think unbridled joy—landing the dream job, winning the talent show, or bowling a perfect game. The quest for your soul mate or for the perfect cup of coffee. The Midas touch. The goo...  Learn More

Wednesday August 31
StorySLAM

Happy

Twin Cities, Minnesota

Venue: The Parkway Theater Map It

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

Event Details:

HAPPY: Prepare a five-minute story about smiles and sunshine. Think unbridled joy—landing the dream job, winning the talent show, or bowling a perfect game. The quest for your soul mate or for the perfect cup of coffee. The Midas touch. The goo...  Learn More

Thursday September 1
StorySLAM

Crossroads

Miami, Florida

Venue: Sandrell Rivers Theater

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

Event Details:

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 September 1
StorySLAM

Juggle

Detroit, Michigan

Venue: Marble Bar Map It

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

Event Details:

JUGGLE: Prepare a five minute story about keeping everything in the air. Multiple projects, people, and tasks — you can do it all! Balancing acts, spinning plates, or the comedy of errors when it all starts to wobble. Love triangles, extra shif...  Learn More

Thursday September 1
StorySLAM

Juggle

Seattle, Washington

Venue: Fremont Abbey Arts Center Map It

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

Event Details:

JUGGLE: Prepare a five minute story about keeping everything in the air. Multiple projects, people, and tasks — you can do it all! Balancing acts, spinning plates, or the comedy of errors when it all starts to wobble. Love triangles, extra shif...  Learn More

Monday September 5
StorySLAM

Juggle

Atlanta, Georgia

Venue: Theatrical Outfit - The Balzer Theater Map It

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

Event Details:

JUGGLE: Prepare a five minute story about keeping everything in the air. Multiple projects, people, and tasks — you can do it all! Balancing acts, spinning plates, or the comedy of errors when it all starts to wobble. Love triangles, extra shif...  Learn More

Tuesday September 6
StorySLAM

Juggle

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Venue: World Cafe Live Map It

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

Event Details:

JUGGLE: Prepare a five minute story about keeping everything in the air. Multiple projects, people, and tasks — you can do it all! Balancing acts, spinning plates, or the comedy of errors when it all starts to wobble. Love triangles, extra shif...  Learn More

Wednesday September 7
StorySLAM

Crossroads

Berkeley, California

Venue: Freight & Salvage Map It

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

Event Details:

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

Wednesday September 7
StorySLAM

Crossroads

Melbourne, Australia

Venue: Howler Map It

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

Event Details:

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 September 8
StorySLAM

Crossroads

Washington DC, District of Columbia (DC)

Venue: Miracle Theatre Map It

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

Event Details:

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 September 8
StorySLAM

Crossroads

Boston, Massachusetts

Venue: WBUR CitySpace Map It

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

Event Details:

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

Monday September 12
StorySLAM

Juggle

Madison, Wisconsin

Venue: High Noon Saloon Map It

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

Event Details:

JUGGLE: Prepare a five minute story about keeping everything in the air. Multiple projects, people, and tasks — you can do it all! Balancing acts, spinning plates, or the comedy of errors when it all starts to wobble. Love triangles, extra shif...  Learn More

Monday September 12
StorySLAM

Crossroads

New York City, New York

Venue: The Bell House Map It

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

Event Details:

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

Monday September 12
StorySLAM

Juggle

Portland, Oregon

Venue: TOC Concert Hall Map It

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

Event Details:

JUGGLE: Prepare a five minute story about keeping everything in the air. Multiple projects, people, and tasks — you can do it all! Balancing acts, spinning plates, or the comedy of errors when it all starts to wobble. Love triangles, extra shif...  Learn More

Tuesday September 13
StorySLAM

Crossroads

Chicago, Illinois

Venue: Lincoln Hall Map It

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

Event Details:

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

Tuesday September 13
StorySLAM

Juggle

New Orleans, Louisiana

Venue: Cafe Istanbul Map It

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

Event Details:

JUGGLE: Prepare a five minute story about keeping everything in the air. Multiple projects, people, and tasks — you can do it all! Balancing acts, spinning plates, or the comedy of errors when it all starts to wobble. Love triangles, extra shif...  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