Boston

Tuesday August 6
StorySLAM

Animals

Boston, Massachusetts

Venue: Laugh Boston @ The Westin Boston Waterfront Map It

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

Event Details:

ANIMALS: Prepare a five-minute story involving creatures great or small from the glorious animal kingdom. Scaly, furry, feathered. The hunted or the pampered. The feared or the cuddled! Man's best friend or foe. Roadkill, pests and party animals welc...  Learn More

Tuesday August 13
StorySLAM

Camp

Boston, Massachusetts

Venue: Oberon Map It

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

Event Details:

CAMP: Prepare a five-minute story about camp; the summer destination where you found friends, first loves, and maybe a bees nest or two. Roughing it out in the woods or pitching tents in your backyard. Whether it’s the territory or community, you’ll ...  Learn More

Tuesday August 20
StorySLAM

Influence

Boston, Massachusetts

Venue: WBUR CitySpace Map It

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

Event Details:

INFLUENCE: Prepare a five-minute story about being strong-armed or strong-willed: the tantalizing force of power or the push of peer pressure. The good, the bad, leverage bought and sold -- tell us about sparking a movement or suffering the consequen...  Learn More

Tuesday August 27
StorySLAM

Paper

Boston, Massachusetts

Venue: Oberon Map It

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

Event Details:

PAPER: Prepare a five-minute story about paper. Newsprint, to do lists, photo albums, pink slips. The concert tickets you spent your last dime on or the lease for your dream apartment. Bounced checks, love letters, divorce documents. Getting it in wr...  Learn More

Tuesday September 3
StorySLAM

Lessons

Boston, Massachusetts

Venue: Laugh Boston @ The Westin Boston Waterfront Map It

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

Event Details:

LESSONS: Prepare a five-minute story about those hard-learned lessons. From the streets or the schoolhouse. Moments of enlightenment. Whether from trial-and-error or trial-by-fire, we want to hear about your “aha!” moment. You learn something new eve...  Learn More

Wednesday September 11
StorySLAM

Neighborhoods

Boston, Massachusetts

Venue: WBUR CitySpace Map It

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

Event Details:

NEIGHBORHOODS: Prepare a five-minute story about communities.Nosy grandma two doors down, kids on the stoop, block parties and other local flavors. The guy at the corner store, the church down the road, the playground down the block. Keeping up with ...  Learn More

Tuesday October 1
StorySLAM

Spooky

Boston, Massachusetts

Venue: Laugh Boston @ The Westin Boston Waterfront Map It

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

Event Details:

SPOOKY: Prepare a five-minute story about the moments that made your heart race. Jump up from your seat or hide under the covers. Be it Casper or spider. From butterflies to terror, reveal what makes you uneasy. Shaking in your boots or confronting i...  Learn More

Tuesday October 8
StorySLAM

Fraud

Boston, Massachusetts

Venue: WBUR CitySpace Map It

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

Event Details:

FRAUD: Prepare a five-minute story about fakes, liars, and hustlers. Tell us about a time when you felt like a phony or a sham. A moment where you struggled with impostor syndrome? Exposed a con? Catch Me If You Can or fake it 'til you make it. *T...  Learn More

Thursday October 17
Mainstage

The Moth Mainstage in Boston

Boston, Massachusetts

Venue: The Wilbur Theater Map It

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

Event Details:

Tuesday October 22
StorySLAM

Ink

Boston, Massachusetts

Venue: Oberon Map It

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

Event Details:

INK: Prepare a five-minute story involving things written or drawn in ink. Manifestos, diaries, contracts…dotted lines. Commitments! Tattoos you relish or regret. Documents that finally solve the mystery. Notes and letters you wish you tak...  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
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