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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 March 18
Monday February 7
StorySLAM

Love Hurts

Madison, Wisconsin

Venue: High Noon Saloon Map It

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

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Event Details:

LOVE HURTS: Prepare a five-minute tale about a love that made you go OUCH. The agony of deferred love! The misery of good love, gone bad! The anguish of one-way love! Bring stories of your heart, kicked to the curb by the people or places or things y...  Learn More

Monday February 7
StorySLAM

Love Hurts

Portland, Oregon

Venue: TOC Concert Hall Map It

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

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Event Details:

LOVE HURTS: Prepare a five-minute tale about a love that made you go OUCH. The agony of deferred love! The misery of good love, gone bad! The anguish of one-way love! Bring stories of your heart, kicked to the curb by the people or places or things y...  Learn More

Monday February 7
StorySLAM

Belonging

New York City, New York

Venue: The Bell House Map It

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

Event Details:

BELONGING: Prepare a five-minute story about fitting in or standing out. The ugly duckling amongst the swans or the new kid in school. Assimilation and alienation. Feeling right at home or trying to find it. Regale us with tales of what you belong to...  Learn More

Tuesday February 8
StorySLAM

Love Hurts

Burlington, Vermont

Venue: Double E Map It

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

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Event Details:

LOVE HURTS: Prepare a five-minute tale about a love that made you go OUCH. The agony of deferred love! The misery of good love, gone bad! The anguish of one-way love! Bring stories of your heart, kicked to the curb by the people or places or things y...  Learn More

Tuesday February 8
StorySLAM

Love Hurts

Houston, Texas

Venue: Warehouse Live Map It

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

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Event Details:

LOVE HURTS: Prepare a five-minute tale about a love that made you go OUCH. The agony of deferred love! The misery of good love, gone bad! The anguish of one-way love! Bring stories of your heart, kicked to the curb by the people or places or things y...  Learn More

Tuesday February 8
StorySLAM

Love Hurts

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Venue: World Cafe Live Map It

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

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Event Details:

LOVE HURTS: Prepare a five-minute tale about a love that made you go OUCH. The agony of deferred love! The misery of good love, gone bad! The anguish of one-way love! Bring stories of your heart, kicked to the curb by the people or places or things y...  Learn More

Thursday February 10
StorySLAM

Love Hurts

New York City, New York

Venue: Housing Works Bookstore Cafe Map It

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

Event Details:

LOVE HURTS: Prepare a five-minute tale about a love that made you go OUCH. The agony of deferred love! The misery of good love, gone bad! The anguish of one-way love! Bring stories of your heart, kicked to the curb by the people or places or things y...  Learn More

Thursday February 10
Mainstage

The Moth in Cincinnati Night One

Cincinnati, Ohio

Venue: Memorial Hall Map It

7:30pm Stories Begin

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Event Details:

Join us for an evening of stories, shared live at the beautiful Memorial Hall in Cincinnati as five storytellers take the stage and share a true, personal story from their life: joy and heart, in equal measures. Stories of glory and defeat, taunting...  Learn More

Thursday February 10
StorySLAM

Love Hurts

Washington DC, District of Columbia (DC)

Venue: Miracle Theatre Map It

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

Event Details:

LOVE HURTS: Prepare a five-minute tale about a love that made you go OUCH. The agony of deferred love! The misery of good love, gone bad! The anguish of one-way love! Bring stories of your heart, kicked to the curb by the people or places or things y...  Learn More

Friday February 11
Mainstage

The Moth in Cincinnati Night Two

Cincinnati, Ohio

Venue: Memorial Hall Map It

7:30pm Stories Begin

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Event Details:

Join us for an evening of stories, shared live at the beautiful Memorial Hall in Cincinnati as five storytellers take the stage and share a true, personal story from their life: joy and heart, in equal measures. Stories of glory and defeat, taunting ...  Learn More

Tuesday February 15
StorySLAM

Love Hurts

Chicago, Illinois

Venue: Lincoln Hall Map It

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

Event Details:

LOVE HURTS: Prepare a five-minute tale about a love that made you go OUCH. The agony of deferred love! The misery of good love, gone bad! The anguish of one-way love! Bring stories of your heart, kicked to the curb by the people or places or things y...  Learn More

Tuesday February 15
StorySLAM

Belonging

Ann Arbor, Michigan

Venue: The Blind Pig Map It

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

Event Details:

BELONGING: Prepare a five-minute story about fitting in or standing out. The ugly duckling amongst the swans or the new kid in school. Assimilation and alienation. Feeling right at home or trying to find it. Regale us with tales of what you belong to...  Learn More

Tuesday February 15
StorySLAM

Love Hurts

London, United Kingdom

Venue: Rich Mix Map It

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

Event Details:

LOVE HURTS: Prepare a five-minute tale about a love that made you go OUCH. The agony of deferred love! The misery of good love, gone bad! The anguish of one-way love! Bring stories of your heart, kicked to the curb by the people or places or things y...  Learn More

Tuesday February 15
StorySLAM

Belonging

Portland, Oregon

Venue: Holocene Map It

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

Event Details:

BELONGING: Prepare a five-minute story about fitting in or standing out. The ugly duckling amongst the swans or the new kid in school. Assimilation and alienation. Feeling right at home or trying to find it. Regale us with tales of what you belong to...  Learn More

Thursday February 17
Mainstage

The Moth at Aaron Davis Hall

New York City, New York

Venue: Marian Anderson Theater at Aaron Davis Hall Map It

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

Event Details:

* Please note that proof of vaccination and a valid ID will be required for entry to Aaron Davis Hall.*...  Learn More

Thursday February 17
StorySLAM

Love Hurts

Phoenix, Arizona

Venue: Crescent Ballroom Map It

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

Event Details:

LOVE HURTS: Prepare a five-minute tale about a love that made you go OUCH. The agony of deferred love! The misery of good love, gone bad! The anguish of one-way love! Bring stories of your heart, kicked to the curb by the people or places or things y...  Learn More

Friday February 18
StorySLAM

Love Hurts

Denver, Colorado

Venue: Swallow Hill Music Map It

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

Event Details:

LOVE HURTS: Prepare a five-minute tale about a love that made you go OUCH. The agony of deferred love! The misery of good love, gone bad! The anguish of one-way love! Bring stories of your heart, kicked to the curb by the people or places or things y...  Learn More

Friday February 18
StorySLAM

Love Hurts

Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Venue: Anodyne Map It

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

Event Details:

LOVE HURTS: Prepare a five-minute tale about a love that made you go OUCH. The agony of deferred love! The misery of good love, gone bad! The anguish of one-way love! Bring stories of your heart, kicked to the curb by the people or places or things y...  Learn More

Friday February 18
StorySLAM

Belonging

Seattle, Washington

Venue: Bloedel Hall St. Mark's Map It

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

Event Details:

BELONGING: Prepare a five-minute story about fitting in or standing out. The ugly duckling amongst the swans or the new kid in school. Assimilation and alienation. Feeling right at home or trying to find it. Regale us with tales of what you belong to...  Learn More

Monday February 21
StorySLAM

Love Hurts

Atlanta, Georgia

Venue: Theatrical Outfit - The Balzer Theater Map It

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

Event Details:

LOVE HURTS: Prepare a five-minute tale about a love that made you go OUCH. The agony of deferred love! The misery of good love, gone bad! The anguish of one-way love! Bring stories of your heart, kicked to the curb by the people or places or things y...  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