Boston

Wednesday July 5
StorySLAM

Beauty

Boston, Massachusetts

Venue: Laugh Boston @ The Westin Boston Waterfront Map It

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

Event Details:

BEAUTY: Prepare a five-minute story about that which is skin and/or soul-deep. Works of art, works of nature, and works of parents with stunning genes. What lengths have you gone to to emulate your ideal aesthetic, and where have you uncovered unexpe...  Learn More

Wednesday July 12
StorySLAM

Denial

Boston, Massachusetts

Venue: ONCE Ballroom Map It

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

Event Details:

DENIAL: Prepare a five-minute story about denial. From deliberate ignorance (Look the other way!) to full-out, loony blind eye to the truth (No one will notice my missing front tooth/my teenage daughter is a virgin/my bald spot isn't visible.) Skim...  Learn More

Tuesday July 18
StorySLAM

Armor

Boston, Massachusetts

Venue: Oberon Map It

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

Event Details:

ARMOR: Prepare a five-minute story about gearing up against outside forces, real or imagined. Helmets, bulletproof glass, biting sarcasm. The foxhole of your heart! The bunker of your soul! Feigning nonchalance, pretending to be impenetrable, buildin...  Learn More

Tuesday August 8
StorySLAM

Deadlines

Boston, Massachusetts

Venue: Oberon Map It

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

Event Details:

DEADLINES: From term papers to having the house spotless before your mother-in-law arrives... as well as: hunting for gas with the needle on E, your first million by 30, abs of steel by summer, finding a willing lover before the Viagra wears off, smo...  Learn More

Wednesday August 9
StorySLAM

Good Intentions

Boston, Massachusetts

Venue: ONCE Ballroom Map It

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

Event Details:

GOOD INTENTIONS: Prepare a five-minute story about just trying to help. Botched benevolence and helpful turned hurtful. Rejected generosity. Misconstrued constructive criticism. The road to hell is paved with good intentions. Take us on the road.*Tic...  Learn More

Tuesday August 15
StorySLAM

Caution

Boston, Massachusetts

Venue: Laugh Boston @ The Westin Boston Waterfront Map It

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

Event Details:

CAUTION: Prepare a five-minute story about prudent behavior. Treading lightly, hedging bets, playing it safe. Vigilant rule-followers, overprotective mother hens, reckless thrill-seekers. Red alert- pitfalls ahead: hazardous materials, dangerous terr...  Learn More

Wednesday September 13
StorySLAM

Confrontation

Boston, Massachusetts

Venue: ONCE Ballroom Map It

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

Event Details:

CONFRONTATION: Prepare a five-minute story about mano a mano conflict. Standing up to your bully, sitting down with your roomate, negotiating with your boss, scaring off your stalker, looking into your bathroom mirror. No more passive-aggressive bul...  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

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.*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

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

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

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. *Tickets for this event are ...  Learn More

Tuesday December 5
StorySLAM

Obsession

Boston, Massachusetts

Venue: Laugh Boston @ The Westin Boston Waterfront 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.*Tickets for this event ar...  Learn More

Thursday December 14
StorySLAM

Rules

Boston, Massachusetts

Venue: ONCE Ballroom Map It

7:00pm Doors Open | 8:00pm 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

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