Boston

Tuesday June 18
StorySLAM

Food

Boston, Massachusetts

Venue: Oberon Map It

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

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Event Details:

FOOD: Prepare a five-minute story about GOOD FOOD. Vittles, grub, cuisine, groceries, homemade or take out. From frozen dinners to nuts and berries, bring us stories of nourishment. From gluttony to gluten intolerance, tales of your daily bread. ...  Learn More

Tuesday July 2
StorySLAM

Bold

Boston, Massachusetts

Venue: Laugh Boston @ The Westin Boston Waterfront Map It

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

Event Details:

BOLD: Prepare a five-minute story about living out loud, rising to the occasion and undertaking the adventure that has always been a dream. Your last big statement, that moment you did not back down where your courage and flair surprised you. Mixing ...  Learn More

Wednesday July 10
StorySLAM

Backfired

Boston, Massachusetts

Venue: WBUR CitySpace Map It

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

Event Details:

BACKFIRED: Prepare a five-minute story about the best laid plans that... weren't. From bungled diamond heists to busted dinner reservations, tell us about foolproof schemes gone bad, a cunning plot that went awry. Muffler malfunctions also welcome. ...  Learn More

Tuesday July 16
StorySLAM

Baggage

Boston, Massachusetts

Venue: Oberon Map It

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

Event Details:

BAGGAGE: Prepare a five-minute story about the things we carry. Personal belongings, long-held ideas, that ex who lingers years later. Suitcases, trunks, purses and pocketbooks. Whether in your hand or forever on your mind, traveling light or weight...  Learn More

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

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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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