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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
Tuesday September 13
StorySLAM

Outlaws

Ann Arbor, Michigan

Venue: The Blind Pig Map It

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

Event Details:

OUTLAWS: Gangsters to double parkers, prepare a five-minute story about a lawless moment from your life. Rebels with a cause, readers of banned books, questioners of authority. Entering The Restricted Section or The Forbidden Forest. Trespassers welc...  Learn More

Tuesday September 13
StorySLAM

Juggle

Houston, Texas

Venue: Warehouse Live Map It

7:00pm 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

Tuesday September 13
StorySLAM

Crossroads

Burlington, Vermont

Venue: Main Street Landing

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

Wednesday September 14
StorySLAM

Spanish-Language SLAM - Cocinas

Los Angeles, California

Venue: The Bridge Theater at A Place Called Home Map It

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

Event Details:

The Moth StorySLAMs are our open-mic storytelling shows, open to anyone with a five minute story to share on the night's theme. Our Los Angeles StorySLAM series has been hosting shows since 2006. This spring, The Moth is proud to present our second S...  Learn More

Wednesday September 14
StorySLAM

Crossroads

London, United Kingdom

Venue: Rich Mix 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

Thursday September 15
StorySLAM

Juggle

Asheville, North Carolina

Venue: The Grey Eagle 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

Friday September 16
StorySLAM

Juggle

Denver, Colorado

Venue: Swallow Hill Music Map It

7:00pm 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

Friday September 16
StorySLAM

Outlaws

Seattle, Washington

Venue: Bloedel Hall St. Mark's Map It

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

Event Details:

OUTLAWS: Gangsters to double parkers, prepare a five-minute story about a lawless moment from your life. Rebels with a cause, readers of banned books, questioners of authority. Entering The Restricted Section or The Forbidden Forest. Trespassers welc...  Learn More

Friday September 16
StorySLAM

Juggle

Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Venue: Anodyne 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

Saturday September 17
Mainstage

The Moth Mainstage in Boulder

Boulder, Colorado

Venue: Chautauqua Auditorium

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

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Event Details:

Gather for an evening of true stories told live at the beautiful Chautauqua Auditorium in Boulder, Colorado as five tellers take the stage to share a personal moment in time: jumping without a net, diving deep, and exploring uncharted territories. ...  Learn More

Monday September 19
StorySLAM

Outlaws

Washington DC, District of Columbia (DC)

Venue: City Winery DC Map It

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

Event Details:

OUTLAWS: Gangsters to double parkers, prepare a five-minute story about a lawless moment from your life. Rebels with a cause, readers of banned books, questioners of authority. Entering The Restricted Section or The Forbidden Forest. Trespassers welc...  Learn More

Monday September 19
StorySLAM

Outlaws

Portland, Oregon

Venue: Holocene Map It

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

Event Details:

OUTLAWS: Gangsters to double parkers, prepare a five-minute story about a lawless moment from your life. Rebels with a cause, readers of banned books, questioners of authority. Entering The Restricted Section or The Forbidden Forest. Trespassers welc...  Learn More

Tuesday September 20
StorySLAM

Outlaws

Los Angeles, California

Venue: Los Globos Map It

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

Event Details:

OUTLAWS: Gangsters to double parkers, prepare a five-minute story about a lawless moment from your life. Rebels with a cause, readers of banned books, questioners of authority. Entering The Restricted Section or The Forbidden Forest. Trespassers welc...  Learn More

Tuesday September 20
StorySLAM

Outlaws

San Francisco, California

Venue: Public Works Map It

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

Event Details:

OUTLAWS: Gangsters to double parkers, prepare a five-minute story about a lawless moment from your life. Rebels with a cause, readers of banned books, questioners of authority. Entering The Restricted Section or The Forbidden Forest. Trespassers welc...  Learn More

Thursday September 22
StorySLAM

Outlaws

New York City, New York

Venue: Housing Works Bookstore Cafe Map It

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

Event Details:

OUTLAWS: Gangsters to double parkers, prepare a five-minute story about a lawless moment from your life. Rebels with a cause, readers of banned books, questioners of authority. Entering The Restricted Section or The Forbidden Forest. Trespassers welc...  Learn More

Thursday September 22
StorySLAM

Pop-Up Porch: Crossroads

Tulsa, Oklahoma

Venue: Living Arts

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 22
Mainstage

The Moth Mainstage in New Haven

New Haven, Connecticut

Venue: College Street Music Hall Map It

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

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Event Details:

Please join us for an evening of true stories told live at the beautiful College Street Music Hall in New Haven as five tellers take to the stage to share their stories: Emotional rescues, saving graces, and twists of fate. Directed by: Kate Telle...  Learn More

Thursday September 22
StorySLAM

Crossroads

Phoenix, Arizona

Venue: Crescent Ballroom Map It

7:00pm 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 26
StorySLAM

Outlaws

Birmingham, Alabama

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

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

Event Details:

OUTLAWS: Gangsters to double parkers, prepare a five-minute story about a lawless moment from your life. Rebels with a cause, readers of banned books, questioners of authority. Entering The Restricted Section or The Forbidden Forest. Trespassers welc...  Learn More

Monday September 26
Mainstage

The Moth Mainstage in London

London, United Kingdom

Venue: Union Chapel Map It

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

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Event Details:

Live Storytelling show at Union Chapel, September 26, at 8pm!London is calling Moth listeners for a very special Mainstage! Five storytellers will arrive at Union Chapel to share their stories around a theme. Join us Monday, September 26th for an unf...  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