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All Upcoming Events

through September 22
Tuesday August 27
StorySLAM

Comebacks

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 August 27
StorySLAM

Comebacks

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… COMEBACKS: Prepare a five-minute story about rising from the ashes, a return to form or a totally new you. Pulling it out of the fire. Dusti...  Learn More

Tuesday August 27
StorySLAM

Hot Mess

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… HOT MESS: Prepare a five-minute story about spectacular chaos. Faux pas and flamboyant fails. Calamitous confusion. Wearing two differen...  Learn More

Wednesday August 28
StorySLAM

Hot Mess

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… HOT...  Learn More

Wednesday August 28
StorySLAM

Comebacks

New York City, New York

Venue: The Bell House (21+) 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… COMEBACKS: ...  Learn More

Tuesday September 3
StorySLAM

Elbow Grease

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… ELBOW GREASE: Prepare a five-minute story about rolling up your sleeves. Putting in long hours, burning the midnight oil -- the bloo...  Learn More

Tuesday September 3
StorySLAM

Elbow Grease

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 September 4
StorySLAM

Elbow Grease

Berkeley, California

Venue: Freight & Salvage 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… ...  Learn More

Wednesday September 4
StorySLAM

Lost

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… LOST: Prepa...  Learn More

Wednesday September 4
StorySLAM

Elbow Grease

Melbourne, Australia

Venue: Howler 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… ELBOW GREASE: Prepare a five-minute story about rolling up your sleeves. Putting in long hours, burning the midnight oil -- the blood, sweat...  Learn More

Thursday September 5
StorySLAM

Elbow Grease

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… ELBOW GREASE: Prepare a five-minute story about rolling up your sleeves. Putting in long hours, burning the midnight oil -- the bloo...  Learn More

Thursday September 5
StorySLAM

Elbow Grease

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 September 5
StorySLAM

Elbow Grease

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 September 9
StorySLAM

Elbow Grease

Chicago, Illinois

Venue: Lincoln Hall (21+) 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… ELB...  Learn More

Monday September 9
StorySLAM

Elbow Grease

Madison, Wisconsin

Venue: High Noon Saloon 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… ELBOW GREASE: Prepare a five-minute story about unexpected brushes with the peculiar, the wild, and the extraordinary. Cryptozooilog...  Learn More

Monday September 9
StorySLAM

Elbow Grease

Washington DC, District of Columbia (DC)

Venue: Miracle Theatre 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… ELBOW GREASE: Prepare a five-minute story about rolling up your sleeves. Putting in long hours, burning the midnight oil -- the ...  Learn More

Monday September 9
StorySLAM

Elbow Grease

New York City, New York

Venue: The Bell House (21+) 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… ELBOW GREAS...  Learn More

Monday September 9
GrandSLAM

GrandSLAM Championship

Birmingham, Alabama

Venue: Dorothy Jemison Day Theater Map It

7:00pm 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 Birmingham storytelling championship. Media Sponsor: WBHM ...  Learn More

Tuesday September 10
StorySLAM

Elbow Grease

Burlington, Vermont

Venue: Middlebury Town Hall Theater Map It

6:30pm 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… ELBOW GREASE: Prepare a five-minute story about rolling up your sleeves. Putting in long hours, burning the midnight oil -- the blood, s...  Learn More

Tuesday September 10
StorySLAM

Elbow Grease

Boston, Massachusetts

Venue: WBUR CitySpace 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… ELBOW GREASE: Prepare a five-minute story about rolling up your sleeves. Putting in long hours, burning the midnight oil -- the blood, sweat...  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

The Moth's Education Program events showcase 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

The Moth's Global Community Program presents special Mainstage and showcases featuring personal stories from extraordinary individuals in the global south.

SLAM Showcase

SLAM Showcases feature beloved stories from our popular StorySLAM series presented a new!

Community StorySLAM

The Moth's Community Engagement Program presents annual Community StorySLAMs where anyone can share a true personal story on any theme!

Moth Ball

The Moth Ball is our most important fundraiser of the year! The evening will include a cocktail party, an elegant seated dinner, Moth storytellers, and a presentation of The Moth Legacy Award and the Storyteller of The Year Award.