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Tuesday May 24
StorySLAM

Water

Boston, Massachusetts

Venue: Arts at the Armory

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

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WATER: Prepare a five-minute story involving the culprit of all wetness, WATER. Think rain, the kiddie pool, the ocean, the bathtub, a puddle, thirst, the great amoebae abode, 92% of your blood, snow when it is relaxed, laundry, your fish tank or tea...  Learn More

Thursday June 2
Mainstage

Past Tense, Future Perfect: The Moth Mainstage in Boston

Boston, Massachusetts

Venue: Somerville Theatre Map It

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

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The Moth is true stories, told live and without notes. The Moth celebrates the ability of stories to honor both the diversity and commonality of human experience, and to satisfy a vital human need for connection. It seeks to present recognized storyt...  Learn More

Tuesday June 14
StorySLAM

Birthdays

Boston, Massachusetts

Venue: WBUR CitySpace Map It

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

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BIRTHDAYS: Prepare a five-minute story about a celebration. Once a year, for better or worse. Party hats, blowing out the candle, opening the gifts, or weeping in solitude, wondering where all the years have gone. Media Sponsors: PRX and WBUR ...  Learn More

Tuesday June 28
StorySLAM

Destination

Boston, Massachusetts

Venue: Arts at the Armory

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

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DESTINATION: Prepare a five-minute story about points near and far. Forks in the road, the road less traveled, forging one's own path. Embarking, disembarking, finding purpose or discovering home. Answering the call to adventure or tales of that fi...  Learn More

Tuesday July 12
StorySLAM

Nature

Boston, Massachusetts

Venue: WBUR CitySpace Map It

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

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NATURE: Prepare a five-minute story about life on earth. From the great, wide-open outdoors to the wee, uncharted interiors of the human mind. Think: salt of the earth, strong as an ox, sturdy as an oak, peas in a pod, a thorn in my side, treated lik...  Learn More

Tuesday July 26
StorySLAM

Time

Boston, Massachusetts

Venue: Arts at the Armory

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

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TIME: Prepare a five-minute story about time. It passes like molasses or flies like a jet. Mark an era, tell us about a phase. Stuck in the 80s, chronically late, ahead of the trend or pressing the snooze alarm on your biological clock. Tell of time...  Learn More

Tuesday August 9
StorySLAM

Happy

Boston, Massachusetts

Venue: WBUR CitySpace Map It

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

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HAPPY: Prepare a five-minute story about life on earth. From the great, wide-open outdoors to the wee, uncharted interiors of the human mind. Think: salt of the earth, strong as an ox, sturdy as an oak, peas in a pod, a thorn in my side, treated like...  Learn More

Tuesday August 23
StorySLAM

Enemies

Boston, Massachusetts

Venue: Arts at the Armory

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

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ENEMIES: Prepare a five-minute story about your nemesis: the Backstreet Boy to your N'Sync, the Killmonger to your T'Challa, the Brutus to your Caesar. Yankees to Red Sox, cats to dogs, Coke to Pepsi. Tell of enemies, "frenemies", rivals and foes. ...  Learn More

Tuesday September 27
StorySLAM

Outlaws

Boston, Massachusetts

Venue: Arts at the Armory

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

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OUTLAWS: Gangsters to double parkers, prepare a five-minute story about a lawless moment in your life. Bad boys, Mr. Wrong, Femme Fatales. Thieves, cheaters, embezzlers and other criminal characters who've taken liberty with THE LAW. All illegal ac...  Learn More

Tuesday October 25
StorySLAM

Costumes

Boston, Massachusetts

Venue: Arts at the Armory

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

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COSTUMES: Prepare a five-minute story about playing the part. Holidays, parties or the school play. Stories of wearing the clothes to conform or stand out. Imposter syndrome or uniforms that itch. From ComiCon to Mardi Gras— Santa Clause to Spo...  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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