Monday December 11
StorySLAM

Dirt

Madison, Wisconsin

Venue: High Noon Saloon Map It

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

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Event Details:

DIRT: Prepare a five-minute story about dirt. Squalor, smut, filth, muck and mire! Dig it, dish it, spread it, hose it off. Dirt cheap, dirt poor, treated like dirt. Listen as gardeners and gossips share dirty tidbits and all the filthy details. Talk...  Learn More

Tuesday December 12
StorySLAM

Rules

New York City, New York

Venue: Housing Works Bookstore Cafe Map It

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

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RULES: Prepare a five-minute story about a rule. School, religion, moral codes, your mama, the law! The Golden Rule (do unto others) and parking rules. Sex on the third date? White shoes in winter? Three strikes and you're out. The strictly prohibite...  Learn More

Tuesday December 12
StorySLAM

Dirt

New Orleans, Louisiana

Venue: Cafe Istanbul Map It

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

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Event Details:

DIRT: Prepare a five-minute story about dirt. Squalor, smut, filth, muck and mire! Dig it, dish it, spread it, hose it off. Dirt cheap, dirt poor, treated like dirt. Listen as gardeners and gossips share dirty tidbits and all the filthy details. Talk...  Learn More

Wednesday December 13
StorySLAM

Dirt

Chicago, Illinois

Venue: Promontory Map It

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

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Event Details:

DIRT: Prepare a five-minute story about dirt. Squalor, smut, filth, muck and mire! Dig it, dish it, spread it, hose it off. Dirt cheap, dirt poor, treated like dirt. Listen as gardeners and gossips share dirty tidbits and all the filthy details. Ta...  Learn More

Wednesday December 13
StorySLAM

Obsession

Los Angeles, California

Venue: Busby's East Map It

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

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Event Details:

OBSESSION: Prepare a five-minute story about not being able to let it go. Exes with unfinished business, binge-worthy Netflix shows, seductive practices that have moved from the anchor of your day to the master of your mind. *Tickets for this even...  Learn More

Thursday December 14
StorySLAM

Esperanza

Boston, Massachusetts

Venue: ONCE Ballroom Map It

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

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ESPERANZA: Prepare a five minute story about esperanza and aspiration. Holding out for the perfect thing or hanging on for the overhaul. Echando pa'lante in spite of it all. Empezando de nuevo, keeping the faith alive or succumbing to a heavy heart. ...  Learn More

Friday December 15
StorySLAM

Obsession

Seattle, Washington

Venue: Bloedel Hall Map It

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

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Event Details:

OBSESSION: Prepare a five-minute story about not being able to let it go. Exes with unfinished business, binge-worthy Netflix shows, seductive practices that have moved from the anchor of your day to the master of your mind. *Tickets for this even...  Learn More

Monday December 18
StorySLAM

Obsession

Chicago, Illinois

Venue: SPACE Map It

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

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Event Details:

OBSESSION: Prepare a five-minute story about not being able to let it go. Exes with unfinished business, binge-worthy Netflix shows, seductive practices that have moved from the anchor of your day to the master of your mind. *All tickets become av...  Learn More

Monday December 18
StorySLAM

Dirt

District of Columbia (DC)

Venue: The Howard Theatre Map It

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

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Event Details:

DIRT: Prepare a five-minute story about dirt. Squalor, smut, filth, muck and mire! Dig it, dish it, spread it, hose it off. Dirt cheap, dirt poor, treated like dirt. Listen as gardeners and gossips share dirty tidbits and share all the filthy detai...  Learn More

Monday December 18
StorySLAM

Dirt

Atlanta, Georgia

Venue: Dad's Garage Map It

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

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Event Details:

DIRT: Prepare a five-minute story about dirt. Squalor, smut, filth, muck and mire! Dig it, dish it, spread it, hose it off. Dirt cheap, dirt poor, treated like dirt. Listen as gardeners and gossips share dirty tidbits and share all the filthy detai...  Learn More

Tuesday December 19
StorySLAM

Dirt

Houston, Texas

Venue: Warehouse Live Map It

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

Event Details:

DIRT: Prepare a five-minute story about dirt. Squalor, smut, filth, muck and mire! Dig it, dish it, spread it, hose it off. Dirt cheap, dirt poor, treated like dirt. Listen as gardeners and gossips share dirty tidbits and all the filthy details. Ta...  Learn More

Tuesday December 19
StorySLAM

Rules

Los Angeles, California

Venue: Los Globos Map It

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

Event Details:

RULES: Prepare a five-minute story about a rule. School, religion, moral codes, your mama, the law! The Golden Rule (do unto others) and parking rules. Sex on the third date? White shoes in winter? Three strikes and you're out. The strictly prohibite...  Learn More

Tuesday December 19
StorySLAM

Obsession

San Francisco, California

Venue: Public Works Map It

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

Event Details:

OBSESSION: Prepare a five-minute story about not being able to let it go. Exes with unfinished business, binge-worthy Netflix shows, seductive practices that have moved from the anchor of your day to the master of your mind. *Tickets for this even...  Learn More

Tuesday December 19
StorySLAM

Dirt

Sydney, Australia

Venue: Giant Dwarf Map It

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

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Event Details:

DIRT: Prepare a five-minute story about dirt. Squalor, smut, filth, muck and mire! Dig it, dish it, spread it, hose it off. Dirt cheap, dirt poor, treated like dirt. Listen as gardeners and gossips share dirty tidbits and share all the filthy detai...  Learn More

Tuesday December 19
StorySLAM

Rules

Ann Arbor, Michigan

Venue: Zingerman's Greyline Map It

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

Event Details:

RULES: Prepare a five-minute story about a rule. School, religion, moral codes, your mama, the law! The Golden Rule (do unto others) and parking rules. Sex on the third date? White shoes in winter? Three strikes and you're out. The strictly prohibite...  Learn More

Tuesday December 19
StorySLAM

Dirt

Louisville, Kentucky

Venue: Headliners Music Hall Map It

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

Event Details:

DIRT: Prepare a five-minute story about dirt. Squalor, smut, filth, muck and mire! Dig it, dish it, spread it, hose it off. Dirt cheap, dirt poor, treated like dirt. Listen as gardeners and gossips share dirty tidbits and all the filthy details. Ta...  Learn More

Tuesday December 19
StorySLAM

Obsession

Portland, Oregon

Venue: Holocene Map It

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

Event Details:

OBSESSION: Prepare a five minute story about not being able to let it go. Exes with unfinished business, binge-worthy Netflix shows, seductive practices that have moved from the anchor of your day to the master of your mind. This venue is 21+. ...  Learn More

Tuesday December 19
StorySLAM

Dirt

Boston, Massachusetts

Venue: Oberon Map It

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

Event Details:

DIRT: Prepare a five-minute story about dirt. Squalor, smut, filth, muck and mire! Dig it, dish it, spread it, hose it off. Dirt cheap, dirt poor, treated like dirt. Listen as gardeners and gossips share dirty tidbits and share all the filthy detai...  Learn More

Tuesday December 19
StorySLAM

Dirt

London, United Kingdom

Venue: Book Club Map It

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

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Event Details:

DIRT: Prepare a five-minute story about dirt. Squalor, smut, filth, muck and mire! Dig it, dish it, spread it, hose it off. Dirt cheap, dirt poor, treated like dirt. Listen as gardeners and gossips share dirty tidbits and all the filthy details. Talk...  Learn More

Wednesday December 20
StorySLAM

Rules

Chicago, Illinois

Venue: Lincoln Hall Map It

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

Event Details:

RULES: Prepare a five-minute story about a rule. School, religion, moral codes, your mama, the law! The Golden Rule (do unto others) and parking rules. Sex on the third date? White shoes in winter? Three strikes and you're out. The strictly prohibite...  Learn More

Wednesday December 20
StorySLAM

Dirt

Twin Cities, Minnesota

Venue: Amsterdam Bar and Hall Map It

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

Event Details:

DIRT: Prepare a five-minute story about dirt. Squalor, smut, filth, muck and mire! Dig it, dish it, spread it, hose it off. Dirt cheap, dirt poor, treated like dirt. Listen as gardeners and gossips share dirty tidbits and all the filthy details. Talk...  Learn More

Thursday December 21
StorySLAM

Dirt

Asheville, North Carolina

Venue: The Mothlight Map It

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

Event Details:

DIRT: Prepare a five-minute story about dirt. Squalor, smut, filth, muck and mire! Dig it, dish it, spread it, hose it off. Dirt cheap, dirt poor, treated like dirt. Listen as gardeners and gossips share dirty tidbits and all the filthy details. Ta...  Learn More

Thursday December 21
StorySLAM

Silver Lining

New York City, New York

Venue: Housing Works Bookstore Cafe Map It

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

Event Details:

SILVER LINING: Prepare a five-minute story about the bright side. The upside of your divorce/traffic ticket/broken leg. One door slams shut and, lo and behold, another swings wide open. The lost job that led you to your calling; the missed flight tha...  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