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Tuesday February 7
StorySLAM

Love Hurts

Boston, Massachusetts

Venue: WBUR CitySpace Map It

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

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LOVE HURTS: Prepare a five-minute tale about a love that made you go OUCH. The agony of deferred love! The misery of good love, gone bad! The anguish of one-way love! Bring stories of your heart, kicked to the curb by the people or places or things y...  Learn More

Tuesday February 28
StorySLAM

Bizarre

Boston, Massachusetts

Venue: Arts at the Armory

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

Event Details:

BIZARRE: Prepare a five-minute story about things that are strange and peculiar. Oddities, anomalies, and concepts that don't at first compute. Strange images on the horizon, mysterious neighbors, distant family members, green ketchup, Real Estate t...  Learn More

Wednesday March 15
StorySLAM

Stakes

Boston, Massachusetts

Venue: WBUR CitySpace Map It

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

Event Details:

STAKES: Prepare a five-minute story about when it was make-or-break, all-or-nothing. When you dug in your heels or rose to the occasion. Packed it up, moved on, or made your claim. Proceed at your own risk... Media Sponsors: PRX and WBUR ...  Learn More

Tuesday March 28
StorySLAM

Clumsy

Boston, Massachusetts

Venue: Arts at the Armory

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

Event Details:

CLUMSY: Prepare a five-minute story about the absence of grace. A poor grasp of language or luggage. Sporting disasters and performing mishaps. Gaffes and bloopers. Epic fumbles or adorable missteps. Accident prone, careless or just unlucky. Note to ...  Learn More

Tuesday April 11
StorySLAM

Clean

Boston, Massachusetts

Venue: WBUR CitySpace Map It

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

Event Details:

Clean: Prepare a five-minute story about spotlessness. Leaving your vices behind, purity through virtue, or coming out unscathed. Germaphobes or slobs. Colossal messes or confessions. The tidy and the untainted. Mr. Clean in the house! Media Spons...  Learn More

Tuesday April 25
StorySLAM

Rain

Boston, Massachusetts

Venue: Arts at the Armory

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

Event Details:

RAIN: From light drizzles to hurricanes, prepare a five-minute story about precipitation. Does it leave you feeling glum or make you want to sing? Ruined plans and unexpected joys. Getting drenched and making all efforts to stay dry. Itsy bitsy spide...  Learn More

Tuesday May 9
StorySLAM

Gossip

Boston, Massachusetts

Venue: WBUR CitySpace Map It

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

Event Details:

GOSSIP: Delicious or malicious, chatty or bratty. Blatantly false or modestly exaggerated. Prepare a five-minute story about a rumor that raised eyebrows, dropped jaws, lowered the boom, rattled your cage or earned you a nasty or fabulous rep. ...  Learn More

Tuesday June 13
StorySLAM

Pride

Boston, Massachusetts

Venue: WBUR CitySpace Map It

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

Event Details:

PRIDE: Prepare a five minute story about being proud. The confidence and glory of owning your talents, embracing your identity or, perhaps, flying too close to the sun. Lion-hearted valiance for a job well-done or the stubborn sting of unburied hatch...  Learn More

Tuesday June 27
StorySLAM

Unexpected

Boston, Massachusetts

Venue: Arts at the Armory

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

Event Details:

UNEXPECTED: Prepare a five minute story about a surprise. Good shocks or bad. Out-of-the blue letters, calls, visits. Unpredicted failures and unforeseen windfalls. Twists and turns that lead to astonishment and Plan B. Media Sponsors: PRX and WBU...  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
SLAM Showcase
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