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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 June 15
Tuesday May 14
StorySLAM

Snooping

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

Tuesday May 14
StorySLAM

Backfired

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… ...  Learn More

Wednesday May 15
StorySLAM

Snooping

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… SNOOPING: P...  Learn More

Thursday May 16
StorySLAM

Snooping

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… SNOOPING: Prepare a five-minute story about being nosy. Eavesdropping, meddling and sneaking around. Seemingly harmless ques...  Learn More

Thursday May 16
StorySLAM

Snooping

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… SNOOPING: Prepare a five-minute story about being nosy. Eavesdropping, meddling and sneaking around. Seemingly harmless questions or int...  Learn More

Friday May 17
StorySLAM

Snooping

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… SNOOPING: Prepare a five-minute story about being nosy. Eavesdropping, meddling and sneaking around. Seemingly harmless questions or interne...  Learn More

Friday May 17
StorySLAM

Backfired

Seattle, Washington

Venue: Bloedel Hall St. Mark's 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… BACKFIRED: ...  Learn More

Friday May 17
StorySLAM

Snooping

Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Venue: Anodyne 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… SNOOPING: Prepare a five-minute story about being nosy. Eavesdropping, meddling and sneaking around. Seemingly harmless questions or interne...  Learn More

Monday May 20
StorySLAM

Snooping

Birmingham, Alabama

Venue: Saturn Birmingham 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… SNOOPING: P...  Learn More

Monday May 20
StorySLAM

Snooping

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… SNOOPING: Prepare a five-minute story about being nosy. Eavesdropping, meddling and sneaking around. Seemingly harmless questions or interne...  Learn More

Tuesday May 21
StorySLAM

Backfired

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… BACKFIRED: ...  Learn More

Tuesday May 21
StorySLAM

Backfired

San Francisco, California

Venue: Public Works (21+) 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

Tuesday May 21
StorySLAM

Backfired

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… BACKFIRED: ...  Learn More

Tuesday May 21
StorySLAM

Backfired

Boston, Massachusetts

Venue: Arts at the Armory

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… BACKFIRED: Prepare a five-minute story about the best laid plans that... weren't. From bungled diamond heists to busted dinner reservations,...  Learn More

Tuesday May 21
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 Play It Again, 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 c...  Learn More

Tuesday May 21
GrandSLAM

GrandSLAM Championship

Washington DC, District of Columbia (DC)

Venue: Capital Turnaround Map It

6:30pm Doors Open | 8:00pm Stories Begin

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Event Details:

The ultimate storytelling competition, The Moth GrandSLAM invites winners from our open-mic StorySLAMs back to the stage for the DC storytelling championship. Media Sponsor: WAMU...  Learn More

Tuesday May 21
StorySLAM

Snooping

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 May 22
StorySLAM

Backfired

Los Angeles, California

Venue: Jam In The Van Map It

7:00pm 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… BACKFIRED: Prepare a five-minute story about the best laid plans that... weren't. From bungled diamond heists to busted dinner reservati...  Learn More

Tuesday May 28
StorySLAM

Snooping

Louisville, Kentucky

Venue: Headliners Music Hall 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… SNOOPING: Prepare a five-minute story about being nosy. Eavesdropping, meddling and sneaking around. Seemingly harmless questions or int...  Learn More

Wednesday May 29
StorySLAM

Backfired

Twin Cities, Minnesota

Venue: The Parkway Theater 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… BACKFIRED: ...  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