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Monday September 25
StorySLAM

Lifelines

New York City, New York

Venue: Flushing Town Hall Map It

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

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LIFELINES: Prepare a five-minute story about a saving grace. Last minute rescues, friends who pitch in for your unplanned move, that awesome family that stopped when you had a flat tire and no jack. Saviors and saints or simple friends. *Tickets...  Learn More

Monday September 25
Mainstage

Don't Look Back: The Moth in London

London, United Kingdom

Venue: Union Chapel Map It

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

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Online tickets are sold out for this event. There are a small amount of tickets set aside for purchase at the door, purchase by cash only. ...  Learn More

Tuesday September 26
StorySLAM

Comfort

Chicago, Illinois

Venue: Lincoln Hall Map It

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

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COMFORT: Prepare a five-minute story about being snug as a bug in a rug. A blissful sleep, a peaceful relationship, a restorative act of kindness. Times when life has rubbed you the wrong way, and fate sent you solace in the metaphoric form of a cush...  Learn More

Tuesday September 26
StorySLAM

Mastery Sponsored by PEET'S

San Francisco, California

Venue: Public Works Map It

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

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MASTERY: Prepare a five minute story about command of a situation, skill or talent. The hours logged and the learning curve aced. Time, patience, diligence, repeat. The struggle to put in the 10,000 hours they say it takes to perfect a skill. Showcas...  Learn More

Tuesday September 26
StorySLAM

Schooled

Louisville, Kentucky

Venue: Headliners Music Hall Map It

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

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SCHOOLED: Taught by nuns or wolves, the streets, trial and error or Harvard professors, come share a story of SCHOOL. Prepare a five-minute tale about lessons learned, mentored enlightenment or hard knock knowledge. This venue is 21+. ...  Learn More

Wednesday September 27
StorySLAM

Schooled

Twin Cities, Minnesota

Venue: Amsterdam Bar and Hall Map It

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

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SCHOOLED: Taught by nuns or wolves, the streets, trial and error or Harvard professors, come share a story of SCHOOL. Prepare a five-minute tale about lessons learned, mentored enlightenment or hard knock knowledge. This venue is 21+. ...  Learn More

Thursday September 28
StorySLAM

Anniversary

New York City, New York

Venue: The Picnic House Map It

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

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Join us for this special StorySLAM in celebration of The Moth's 20th and Prospect Park's 150th anniversaries! ANNIVERSARY: Prepare a five-minute story about milestones. Years in a marriage or years in jail. A month, a decade - time that flew while...  Learn More

Thursday September 28
Mainstage

Voices Carry: The Moth in St. Louis

St. Louis, Missouri

Venue: The Sheldon Concert Hall & Art Galleries Map It

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

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Thursday September 28
Mainstage

Conviction: The Moth in San Francisco

San Francisco, California

Venue: Herbst Theater Map It

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

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Thursday September 28
GrandSLAM

GrandSLAM Championship

Boston, Massachusetts

Venue: Cutler Majestic Theatre Map It

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

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The Moth is dedicated to finding intriguing people to tell inspired stories. At The Moth StorySLAM, those people find us. On this night of the GrandSLAM, using words as weapons, they will compete to determine the next Boston Moth GrandSLAM Story Cham...  Learn More

Sunday October 1
Mainstage

Leap of Faith: The Moth in Santa Monica

Los Angeles, California

Venue: The Broad Stage Map It

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

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Monday October 2
StorySLAM

Creepy

Melbourne, Australia

Venue: Howler Map It

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

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CREEPY: Prepare a five-minute story about something that makes your skin crawl—the people, places or things that spook you. Creatures, humans included, who slither or skulk. Haunted houses, dark alleys, inappropriate co-worker comments, menacin...  Learn More

Monday October 2
StorySLAM

Creepy

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Venue: World Cafe Live Map It

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

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CREEPY: Prepare a five-minute story about something that makes your skin crawl—the people, places or things that spook you out. Creatures, humans included, who slither or skulk. Haunted houses, dark alleys, inappropriate co-worker comments, men...  Learn More

Monday October 2
StorySLAM

Creepy

Atlanta, Georgia

Venue: Dad's Garage Map It

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

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CREEPY: Prepare a five minute story about something that makes your skin crawl —the people, places or things spook you out. Creatures, humans included, who slither or skulk. Haunted houses, dark alleys, inappropriate co-worker comments, menacin...  Learn More

Monday October 2
StorySLAM

Midnight Oil

New York City, New York

Venue: The Bell House Map It

7:30pm Doors Open | 8:00pm Stories Begin

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MIDNIGHT OIL: Prepare a five-minute story about late night escapades. Adventures in sealing the deal, finishing the term paper, getting the baby to sleep! From a party marathon to the graveyard shift, bring us stories of after-dark endeavors. *T...  Learn More

Monday October 2
StorySLAM

Midnight Oil

Portland, Oregon

Venue: The Secret Society Map It

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

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MIDNIGHT OIL: Prepare a five-minute story about late night escapades. Adventures in sealing the deal, finishing the term paper, getting the baby to sleep! From a party marathon to the graveyard shift, bring us stories of after-dark endeavors. This...  Learn More

Monday October 2
StorySLAM

Creepy

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Venue: The Rex Theater Map It

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

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CREEPY: Prepare a five-minute story about something that makes your skin crawl—the people, places or things that spook you. Creatures, humans included, who slither or skulk. Haunted houses, dark alleys, inappropriate co-worker comments, menacin...  Learn More

Tuesday October 3
StorySLAM

Creepy

Ann Arbor, Michigan

Venue: Circus Map It

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

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CREEPY: Prepare a five-minute story about something that makes your skin crawl—the people, places or things that spook you. Creatures, humans included, who slither or skulk. Haunted houses, dark alleys, inappropriate co-worker comments, menacin...  Learn More

Tuesday October 3
StorySLAM

Creepy

Los Angeles, California

Venue: Los Globos Map It

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

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CREEPY: Prepare a five-minute story about something that makes your skin crawl—the people, places or things that spook you. Creatures, humans included, who slither or skulk. Haunted houses, dark alleys, inappropriate co-worker comments, menacin...  Learn More

Tuesday October 3
StorySLAM

Competition

Boston, Massachusetts

Venue: Laugh Boston @ The Westin Boston Waterfront Map It

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

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COMPETITION: Prepare a five-minute story about the clash. Showdowns and tug-of-wars. Sibling rivalries, frenemies, battles of wit. Eyes on the prize; fighting for the girl, the gold medal, or the corner office. Dukes up. *Tickets for this event ar...  Learn More

Wednesday October 4
StorySLAM

Competition

Berkeley, California

Venue: Freight & Salvage Map It

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

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COMPETITION: Prepare a five-minute story about the clash. Showdowns and tug-of-wars. Sibling rivalries, frenemies, battles of wit. Eyes on the prize; fighting for the girl, the gold medal, or the corner office. Dukes up. *Tickets for this event ar...  Learn More

Thursday October 5
StorySLAM

Competition

Detroit, Michigan

Venue: Marble Bar Map It

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

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COMPETITION: Prepare a five-minute story about the clash. Showdowns and tug-of-wars. Sibling rivalries, frenemies, battles of wit. Eyes on the prize; fighting for the girl, the gold medal, or the corner office. Dukes up. *All tickets become availa...  Learn More

Thursday October 5
StorySLAM

Competition

Seattle, Washington

Venue: Fremont Abbey Arts Center Map It

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

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COMPETITION: Prepare a five-minute story about the clash. Showdowns and tug-of-wars. Sibling rivalries, frenemies, battles of wit. Eyes on the prize; fighting for the girl, the gold medal, or the corner office. Dukes up.*Tickets for this event are av...  Learn More

Thursday October 5
StorySLAM

Roots

Twin Cities, Minnesota

Venue: Icehouse Map It

7:30pm Doors Open | 8:00pm Stories Begin

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ROOTS: Prepare a five-minute story about relocation. Uprooted, reassigned, plucked from X and plopped into Y. Resettled by choice or lack of choice. Putting down new roots. Seamless assimilations, tight squeezes and impossible fits. *Tickets for t...  Learn More

Friday October 6
StorySLAM

Distance

Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Venue: Colectivo Map It

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

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DISTANCE: Prepare a five-minute story about being near or far, the measure between places, people, hearts and minds. Emotionally unavailable, physically separated, long shots, and the distance that heals all wounds. Step away from the car. Snuggle up...  Learn More

Monday October 9
StorySLAM

Creepy

Madison, Wisconsin

Venue: High Noon Saloon Map It

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

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CREEPY: Prepare a five-minute story about something that makes your skin crawl—the people, places or things that spook you. Creatures, humans included, who slither or skulk. Haunted houses, dark alleys, inappropriate co-worker comments, menacin...  Learn More

Tuesday October 10
StorySLAM

Discovery

Chicago, Illinois

Venue: Promontory Map It

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

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DISCOVERY: Prepare a five-minute story about unearthing truth. Moments of eureka in a cave or in therapy, through careful analysis or dumb luck. Learning something brand new or finding something you probably should have recognized all along. This ...  Learn More

Tuesday October 10
StorySLAM

Creepy

Miami, Florida

Venue: Olympia Theater Map It

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

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CREEPY: Prepare a five-minute story about something that makes your skin crawl—the people, places or things that spook you. Creatures, humans included, who slither or skulk. Haunted houses, dark alleys, inappropriate co-worker comments, menacin...  Learn More

Tuesday October 10
StorySLAM

Creepy

Burlington, Vermont

Venue: Arts Riot Map It

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

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CREEPY: Prepare a five-minute story about something that makes your skin crawl—the people, places or things that spook you. Creatures, humans included, who slither or skulk. Haunted houses, dark alleys, inappropriate co-worker comments, menacin...  Learn More

Tuesday October 10
StorySLAM

Creepy

Houston, Texas

Venue: Warehouse Live Map It

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

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CREEPY: Prepare a five-minute story about something that makes your skin crawl—the people, places or things that spook you. Creatures, humans included, who slither or skulk. Haunted houses, dark alleys, inappropriate co-worker comments, menacin...  Learn More

Tuesday October 10
StorySLAM

Competition

New York City, New York

Venue: Housing Works Bookstore Cafe Map It

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

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COMPETITION: Prepare a five-minute story about the clash. Showdowns and tug-of-wars. Sibling rivalries, frenemies, battles of wit. Eyes on the prize; fighting for the girl, the gold medal, or the corner office. Dukes up. *Tickets will become avail...  Learn More

Tuesday October 10
StorySLAM

Creepy

New Orleans, Louisiana

Venue: Cafe Istanbul Map It

7:30pm Doors Open | 8:00pm Stories Begin

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CREEPY: Prepare a five-minute story about something that makes your skin crawl—the people, places or things that spook you. Creatures, humans included, who slither or skulk. Haunted houses, dark alleys, inappropriate co-worker comments, menacin...  Learn More

Wednesday October 11
StorySLAM

Competition

Los Angeles, California

Venue: Busby's East Map It

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

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COMPETITION: Prepare a five-minute story about the clash. Showdowns and tug-of-wars. Sibling rivalries, frenemies, battles of wit. Eyes on the prize; fighting for the girl, the gold medal, or the corner office. Dukes up.*Tickets for this event are av...  Learn More

Wednesday October 11
StorySLAM

Discovery

Boston, Massachusetts

Venue: ONCE Ballroom Map It

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

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DISCOVERY: Prepare a five-minute story about unearthing truth. Moments of eureka in a cave or in therapy, through careful analysis or dumb luck. Learning something brand new or finding something you probably should have recognized all along.This venu...  Learn More

Wednesday October 11
GrandSLAM

GrandSLAM Championship Sponsored by REI

District of Columbia (DC)

Venue: Lincoln Theatre Map It

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

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The Moth is dedicated to finding intriguing people to tell inspired stories. At The Moth StorySLAM, those people find us. On this night of the GrandSLAM, using words as weapons, they will compete to determine the next DC Moth GrandSLAM Story Champion...  Learn More

Thursday October 12
Mainstage

Hell Bent: Stories of Going for Broke

New York City, New York

Venue: St. Ann's Church Map It

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

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Thursday October 12
Mainstage

The Moth Mainstage in Boston

Boston, Massachusetts

Venue: The Wilbur Theater Map It

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

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Thursday October 12
GrandSLAM

GrandSLAM Championship Sponsored by REI

San Francisco, California

Venue: The Castro Theatre Map It

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

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*Tickets for this event are available four weeks before the show, at 12pm PT / 3pm ET. Media Sponsor: KALW and KQED Event Sponsor: REI ...  Learn More

Saturday October 14
StorySLAM

The Moth at The Times and The Sunday Times Cheltenham Literature Festival

Cheltenham , United Kingdom

Venue: Parabola Arts Centre Map It

5:30pm Doors Open | 6:00pm Stories Begin

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

Saturday October 14
Mainstage

State of Affairs: The Moth in Tarrytown

Tarrytown, New York

Venue: Tarrytown Music Hall Map It

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

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Monday October 16
StorySLAM

Creepy

District of Columbia (DC)

Venue: The Howard Theatre Map It

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

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CREEPY: Prepare a five-minute story about something that makes your skin crawl—the people, places or things that spook you. Creatures, humans included, who slither or skulk. Haunted houses, dark alleys, inappropriate co-worker comments, menacin...  Learn More

Tuesday October 17
StorySLAM

Creepy

Sydney, Australia

Venue: Giant Dwarf Map It

7:00pm Doors Open | 7:20pm Stories Begin

Event Details:

CREEPY: Prepare a five-minute story about something that makes your skin crawl—the people, places or things that spook you. Creatures, humans included, who slither or skulk. Haunted houses, dark alleys, inappropriate co-worker comments, menacin...  Learn More

Tuesday October 17
StorySLAM

Discovery

Los Angeles, California

Venue: Los Globos Map It

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

Event Details:

DISCOVERY: Prepare a five-minute story about unearthing truth. Moments of eureka in a cave or in therapy, through careful analysis or dumb luck. Learning something brand new or finding something you probably should have recognized all along.This venu...  Learn More

Tuesday October 17
StorySLAM

Discovery

Ann Arbor, Michigan

Venue: Circus Map It

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

Event Details:

DISCOVERY: Prepare a five-minute story about unearthing truth. Moments of eureka in a cave or in therapy, through careful analysis or dumb luck. Learning something brand new or finding something you probably should have recognized all along. *Tick...  Learn More

Tuesday October 17
StorySLAM

Competition

Portland, Oregon

Venue: Holocene Map It

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

Event Details:

COMPETITION: Prepare a five-minute story about the clash. Showdowns and tug-of-wars. Sibling rivalries, frenemies, battles of wit. Eyes on the prize; fighting for the girl, the gold medal, or the corner office. Dukes up.This venue is 21+. *Tickets...  Learn More

Thursday October 19
StorySLAM

Travel

Boston, Massachusetts

Venue: Gardner Museum Map It

5:30pm Doors Open | 6:30pm Stories Begin

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Prepare a five-minute story about travel. Speak of adventures in a different time zone (or at least a different zip code!) Tell us about *language barriers and the hunger, fear, lust or delight that compelled you to make the leap *exchange rates,exot...  Learn More

Thursday October 19
StorySLAM

Creepy

Asheville, North Carolina

Venue: The Mothlight Map It

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

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CREEPY: Prepare a five-minute story about something that makes your skin crawl—the people, places or things that spook you. Creatures, humans included, who slither or skulk. Haunted houses, dark alleys, inappropriate co-worker comments, menacin...  Learn More

Thursday October 19
StorySLAM

Discovery

New York City, New York

Venue: Housing Works Bookstore Cafe Map It

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

Event Details:

DISCOVERY: Prepare a five-minute story about unearthing truth. Moments of eureka in a cave or in therapy, through careful analysis or dumb luck. Learning something brand new or finding something you probably should have recognized all along.*Tickets ...  Learn More

Friday October 20
StorySLAM

Creepy

Denver, Colorado

Venue: Swallow Hill Music Map It

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

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CREEPY: Prepare a five-minute story about something that makes your skin crawl—the people, places or things that spook you. Creatures, humans included, who slither or skulk. Haunted houses, dark alleys, inappropriate co-worker comments, menacin...  Learn More

Friday October 20
StorySLAM

Creepy

Seattle, Washington

Venue: Bloedel Hall Map It

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

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CREEPY: Prepare a five-minute story about something that makes your skin crawl—the people, places or things that spook you. Creatures, humans included, who slither or skulk. Haunted houses, dark alleys, inappropriate co-worker comments, menacin...  Learn More

Friday October 20
GrandSLAM

GrandSLAM Championship

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Venue: New Hazlett Theater Map It

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

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*Tickets for this event are available four weeks before the show, at 3pm ET. *Please let us know ASAP if you will need accessible seating, as seating is limited. Media Sponsor: WESA...  Learn More

Monday October 23
StorySLAM

Competition

Chicago, Illinois

Venue: SPACE Map It

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

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COMPETITION: Prepare a five-minute story about the clash. Showdowns and tug-of-wars. Sibling rivalries, frenemies, battles of wit. Eyes on the prize; fighting for the girl, the gold medal, or the corner office. Dukes up. *All tickets become availa...  Learn More

Monday October 23
StorySLAM

Creepy

London, United Kingdom

Venue: Rich Mix Map It

7:30pm Doors Open | 8:00pm Stories Begin

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CREEPY: Prepare a five-minute story about something that makes your skin crawl—the people, places or things that spook you. Creatures, humans included, who slither or skulk. Haunted houses, dark alleys, inappropriate co-worker comments, menacin...  Learn More

Tuesday October 24
StorySLAM

Creepy

San Francisco, California

Venue: Public Works Map It

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

Event Details:

CREEPY: Prepare a five-minute story about something that makes your skin crawl—the people, places or things that spook you. Creatures, humans included, who slither or skulk. Haunted houses, dark alleys, inappropriate co-worker comments, menacin...  Learn More

Tuesday October 24
StorySLAM

Creepy

Louisville, Kentucky

Venue: Headliners Music Hall Map It

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

Event Details:

CREEPY: Prepare a five-minute story about something that makes your skin crawl—the people, places or things that spook you. Creatures, humans included, who slither or skulk. Haunted houses, dark alleys, inappropriate co-worker comments, menacin...  Learn More

Tuesday October 24
StorySLAM

Creepy

Boston, Massachusetts

Venue: Oberon Map It

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

Event Details:

Prepare a five-minute story about something that makes your skin crawl—the people, places or things that spook you. Creatures, humans included, who slither or skulk. Haunted houses, dark alleys, inappropriate co-worker comments, menacing Facebo...  Learn More

Tuesday October 24
GrandSLAM

GrandSLAM Championship

Portland, Oregon

Venue: Aladdin Theater Map It

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

Event Details:

Media Sponsors: OPB and Literary Arts...  Learn More

Wednesday October 25
StorySLAM

Creepy

Twin Cities, Minnesota

Venue: Amsterdam Bar and Hall Map It

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

Event Details:

CREEPY: Prepare a five-minute story about something that makes your skin crawl—the people, places or things that spook you. Creatures, humans included, who slither or skulk. Haunted houses, dark alleys, inappropriate co-worker comments, menacin...  Learn More

Friday October 27
StorySLAM

Roof

New York City, New York

Venue: The Bronx Museum of the Arts Map It

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

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ROOF: Prepare a five-minute story about a roof. Shelter from the elements or a platform for parties and private moments. Breathtaking views or holes in the shingles. Parents that threaten, "Not while you live under my roof" or escapades that risk blo...  Learn More

Friday October 27
StorySLAM

Cheating

Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Venue: Anodyne Map It

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

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CHEATING: Prepare a five-minute story about CHEATING. Stepping out, crib sheets, tax evasion or stacked decks. Tricks, swindles, cons and frauds. Philanders and chiselers and flimflammers, tramps and thieves. Broken hearts and bank accounts, sneaks a...  Learn More

Friday October 27
GrandSLAM

The Inaugural Madison GrandSLAM Championship

Madison, Wisconsin

Venue: Barrymore Theatre Map It

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

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The Moth presents the GrandSLAM, a battle of wits and words - fierce, hilarious, heartbreaking and all points between. Listen as ten StorySLAM champs tell tales of being out of their element: the freak, the foreigner dressed for the opera at the clam...  Learn More

Monday October 30
StorySLAM

Creepy

Chicago, Illinois

Venue: Lincoln Hall Map It

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

Event Details:

CREEPY: Prepare a five-minute story about something that makes your skin crawl—the people, places or things that spook you. Creatures, humans included, who slither or skulk. Haunted houses, dark alleys, inappropriate co-worker comments, menacin...  Learn More

Monday October 30
StorySLAM

Money

Berkeley, California

Venue: Freight & Salvage Map It

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

Event Details:

MONEY: Prepare a five-minute story about making ends meet. Ramen noodles or caviar dinners. Renting a back room or that house you just inherited. Haves or have nots. Tell us tales of cheapskates and big spenders, misers or millionaires. Pawn shop...  Learn More

Monday October 30
GrandSLAM

The Inaugural Asheville GrandSLAM Championship

Asheville, North Carolina

Venue: Diana Wortham Theatre Map It

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

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Event Details:

Tickets for this show will become available on September 5th, 2017, at 3 PM EST...  Learn More

Thursday November 2
StorySLAM

Control

Detroit, Michigan

Venue: Marble Bar Map It

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

Event Details:

Control towers and control top pantyhose. It's all about holding it together. Prepare a five-minute story about your valiant efforts to keep the equilibrium. Or your maniacal plans as puppetmaster to bend others to your will. A surgeon's precision, a...  Learn More

Thursday November 2
StorySLAM

Control

Seattle, Washington

Venue: Fremont Abbey Arts Center Map It

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

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CONTROL- Control towers and control top pantyhose. It's all about holding it together. Prepare a five-minute story about your valiant efforts to keep the equilibrium. Or your maniacal plans as puppetmaster to bend others to your will. A surgeon's pre...  Learn More

Thursday November 2
StorySLAM

Control

New York City, New York

Venue: The Bell House Map It

7:30pm Doors Open | 8:00pm Stories Begin

Event Details:

CONTROL: Control towers and control top pantyhose. It's all about holding it together. Prepare a five-minute story about your valiant efforts to keep the equilibrium. Or your maniacal plans as puppetmaster to bend others to your will. A surgeon's pre...  Learn More

Friday November 3
GrandSLAM

NEW DATE --- GrandSLAM Championship

Houston, Texas

Venue: Cullen Performance Hall Map It

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

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OUT ON A LIMB: The Moth presents the GrandSLAM, a battle of wits and words – fierce, hilarious, heartbreaking and all points between. Listen as ten StorySLAM champs tell tales of taking chances. Shots in the dark, going straight for the high dive&he...  Learn More

Saturday November 4
StorySLAM

Control

Denver, Colorado

Venue: Swallow Hill Music Map It

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

Event Details:

CONTROL: Control towers and control top pantyhose. It's all about holding it together. Prepare a five-minute story about your valiant efforts to keep the equilibrium. Or your maniacal plans as puppetmaster to bend others to your will. A surgeon's pre...  Learn More

Sunday November 5
Mainstage

The Moth in Fort Collins

Fort Collins

Venue: Fort Collins Lincoln Center Map It

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

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Monday November 6
StorySLAM

Promises

New York City, New York

Venue: Housing Works Bookstore Cafe Map It

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

Event Details:

PROMISES: Prepare a five-minute story about pledges. Wedding vows and pinky swears. Secret pacts. Promises you make to your friends, your parents, your kids or yourself. The oaths you work hard to honor and the empty ones you knew you’d never be abl...  Learn More

Monday November 6
StorySLAM

Control

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Venue: World Cafe Live Map It

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

Event Details:

CONTROL: Control towers and control top pantyhose. It's all about holding it together. Prepare a five-minute story about your valiant efforts to keep the equilibrium. Or your maniacal plans as puppetmaster to bend others to your will. A surgeon's pre...  Learn More

Monday November 6
StorySLAM

Promises

Boston, Massachusetts

Venue: Laugh Boston @ The Westin Boston Waterfront Map It

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

Event Details:

PROMISES: Prepare a five-minute story about pledges. Wedding vows and pinky swears. Secret pacts. Promises you make to your friends, your parents, your kids or yourself. The oaths you work hard to honor and the empty ones you knew you’d never be abl...  Learn More

Monday November 6
StorySLAM

Control

Portland, Oregon

Venue: The Secret Society Map It

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

Event Details:

CONTROL: Control towers and control top pantyhose. It's all about holding it together. Prepare a five-minute story about your valiant efforts to keep the equilibrium. Or your maniacal plans as puppetmaster to bend others to your will. A surgeon's pre...  Learn More

Tuesday November 7
StorySLAM

Control

Miami, Florida

Venue: Olympia Theater Map It

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

Event Details:

CONTROL: Control towers and control top pantyhose. It's all about holding it together. Prepare a five-minute story about your valiant efforts to keep the equilibrium. Or your maniacal plans as puppetmaster to bend others to your will. A surgeon's pre...  Learn More

Tuesday November 7
StorySLAM

Promises

Ann Arbor, Michigan

Venue: TBD Map It

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

Event Details:

PROMISES: Prepare a five-minute story about pledges. Wedding vows and pinky swears. Secret pacts. Promises you make to your friends, your parents, your kids or yourself. The oaths you work hard to honor and the empty ones you knew you’d never be abl...  Learn More

Tuesday November 7
StorySLAM

Control

Los Angeles, California

Venue: Los Globos Map It

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

Event Details:

Control towers and control top pantyhose. It's all about holding it together. Prepare a five-minute story about your valiant efforts to keep the equilibrium. Or your maniacal plans as puppetmaster to bend others to your will. A surgeon's precision, a...  Learn More

Monday November 13
StorySLAM

Control

Melbourne, Australia

Venue: Howler Map It

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

Event Details:

CONTROL: Control towers and control top pantyhose. It's all about holding it together. Prepare a five-minute story about your valiant efforts to keep the equilibrium. Or your maniacal plans as puppetmaster to bend others to your will. A surgeon's pre...  Learn More

Monday November 13
StorySLAM

Control

Madison, Wisconsin

Venue: High Noon Saloon Map It

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

Event Details:

CONTROL: Control towers and control top pantyhose. It's all about holding it together. Prepare a five-minute story about your valiant efforts to keep the equilibrium. Or your maniacal plans as puppetmaster to bend others to your will. A surgeon's pre...  Learn More

Tuesday November 14
StorySLAM

Control

Chicago, Illinois

Venue: Promontory Map It

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

Event Details:

CONTROL: Control towers and control top pantyhose. It's all about holding it together. Prepare a five-minute story about your valiant efforts to keep the equilibrium. Or your maniacal plans as puppetmaster to bend others to your will. A surgeon's pre...  Learn More

Tuesday November 14
StorySLAM

Control

Burlington, Vermont

Venue: Arts Riot Map It

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

Event Details:

CONTROL: Control towers and control top pantyhose. It's all about holding it together. Prepare a five-minute story about your valiant efforts to keep the equilibrium. Or your maniacal plans as puppetmaster to bend others to your will. A surgeon's pre...  Learn More

Tuesday November 14
StorySLAM

Control

Houston, Texas

Venue: Warehouse Live Map It

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

Event Details:

CONTROL: Control towers and control top pantyhose. It's all about holding it together. Prepare a five-minute story about your valiant efforts to keep the equilibrium. Or your maniacal plans as puppetmaster to bend others to your will. A surgeon's pre...  Learn More

Tuesday November 14
StorySLAM

Control

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Venue: The Rex Theater Map It

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

Event Details:

CONTROL: Control towers and control top pantyhose. It's all about holding it together. Prepare a five-minute story about your valiant efforts to keep the equilibrium. Or your maniacal plans as puppetmaster to bend others to your will. A surgeon's pre...  Learn More

Tuesday November 14
StorySLAM

Control

New Orleans, Louisiana

Venue: TBD Map It

7:30pm Doors Open | 8:00pm Stories Begin

Event Details:

CONTROL: Control towers and control top pantyhose. It's all about holding it together. Prepare a five-minute story about your valiant efforts to keep the equilibrium. Or your maniacal plans as puppetmaster to bend others to your will. A surgeon's pre...  Learn More

Wednesday November 15
StorySLAM

Promises

Los Angeles, California

Venue: Busby's East Map It

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

Event Details:

PROMISES: Prepare a five-minute story about pledges. Wedding vows and pinky swears. Secret pacts. Promises you make to your friends, your parents, your kids or yourself. The oaths you work hard to honor and the empty ones you knew you’d never be abl...  Learn More

Wednesday November 15
StorySLAM

Revelations

Boston, Massachusetts

Venue: ONCE Ballroom Map It

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

Event Details:

REVELATIONS: Prepare a five-minute story involving a personal eureka. "A-ha" moments, sudden focus, answers found, secrets disclosed. Seeing the light, finding the culprit, solving the mystery or stumbling upon the truth. This venue is 18+. *Ticke...  Learn More

Thursday November 16
StorySLAM

Control

Asheville, North Carolina

Venue: The Mothlight Map It

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

Event Details:

CONTROL: Control towers and control top pantyhose. It's all about holding it together. Prepare a five-minute story about your valiant efforts to keep the equilibrium. Or your maniacal plans as puppetmaster to bend others to your will. A surgeon's pre...  Learn More

Thursday November 16
StorySLAM

Revelations

New York City, New York

Venue: Housing Works Bookstore Cafe Map It

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

Event Details:

REVELATIONS: Prepare a five-minute story involving a personal eureka. "A-ha" moments, sudden focus, answers found, secrets disclosed. Seeing the light, finding the culprit, solving the mystery or stumbling upon the truth. *Tickets will become availab...  Learn More

Thursday November 16
Mainstage

The Chicago Moth Mainstage

Chicago, Illinois

Venue: The Harris Theater Map It

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

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Thursday November 16
Mainstage

The Moth Mainstage in Boston

Boston, Massachusetts

Venue: Cutler Majestic Theatre Map It

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

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Thursday November 16
StorySLAM

Last Minute

Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Venue: Colectivo Map It

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

Event Details:

LAST MINUTE: From turning in a paper just under the wire to sprinting in subway stations, prepare a five-minute story about when you put it all off and felt the ticking of the clock. Tell us about doing a complete 180 as soon as you step out the door...  Learn More

Friday November 17
StorySLAM

Promises

Seattle, Washington

Venue: Bloedel Hall Map It

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

Event Details:

PROMISES: Prepare a five-minute story about pledges. Wedding vows and pinky swears. Secret pacts. Promises you make to your friends, your parents, your kids or yourself. The oaths you work hard to honor and the empty ones you knew you’d never be abl...  Learn More

Monday November 20
StorySLAM

Promises

Chicago, Illinois

Venue: SPACE Map It

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

Event Details:

PROMISES: Prepare a five-minute story about pledges. Wedding vows and pinky swears. Secret pacts. Promises you make to your friends, your parents, your kids or yourself. The oaths you work hard to honor and the empty ones you knew you’d never be abl...  Learn More

Monday November 20
StorySLAM

Control

District of Columbia (DC)

Venue: The Howard Theatre Map It

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

Event Details:

CONTROL: Control towers and control top pantyhose. It's all about holding it together. Prepare a five-minute story about your valiant efforts to keep the equilibrium. Or your maniacal plans as puppetmaster to bend others to your will. A surgeon's pre...  Learn More

Tuesday November 21
StorySLAM

Control

Sydney, Australia

Venue: Giant Dwarf Map It

7:00pm Doors Open | 7:20pm Stories Begin

Event Details:

CONTROL: Control towers and control top pantyhose. It's all about holding it together. Prepare a five-minute story about your valiant efforts to keep the equilibrium. Or your maniacal plans as puppetmaster to bend others to your will. A surgeon's pre...  Learn More

Tuesday November 21
StorySLAM

Revelations

Los Angeles, California

Venue: Los Globos Map It

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

Event Details:

REVELATIONS: Prepare a five-minute story involving a personal eureka. "A-ha" moments, sudden focus, answers found, secrets disclosed. Seeing the light, finding the culprit, solving the mystery or stumbling upon the truth. This venue is 21+. *Ticke...  Learn More

Tuesday November 21
StorySLAM

Revelations

Ann Arbor, Michigan

Venue: TBD Map It

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

Event Details:

REVELATIONS: Prepare a five-minute story involving a personal eureka. "A-ha" moments, sudden focus, answers found, secrets disclosed. Seeing the light, finding the culprit, solving the mystery or stumbling upon the truth. *Tickets for this event a...  Learn More

Tuesday November 21
StorySLAM

Promises

Portland, Oregon

Venue: Holocene Map It

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

Event Details:

PROMISES: Prepare a five-minute story about pledges. Wedding vows and pinky swears. Secret pacts. Promises you make to your friends, your parents, your kids or yourself. The oaths you work hard to honor and the empty ones you knew you’d never be abl...  Learn More

Tuesday November 21
StorySLAM

Control

Boston, Massachusetts

Venue: Oberon Map It

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

Event Details:

Control towers and control top pantyhose. It's all about holding it together. Prepare a five-minute story about your valiant efforts to keep the equilibrium. Or your maniacal plans as puppetmaster to bend others to your will. A surgeon's precision, a...  Learn More

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