Chicago

Monday June 4
GrandSLAM

GrandSLAM Championship

Chicago, Illinois

Venue: Athenaeum Theatre Map It

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

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Tuesday June 12
StorySLAM

Endings

Chicago, Illinois

Venue: Promontory Map It

6:00pm Doors Open | 7:00pm Stories Begin

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ENDINGS: Prepare a five-minute story about the final scenes. The last day of school, the dramatic breakup, or the last time you saw your dog. Doors closing, windows opening. When it's all said and done, how did it go down?This venue is 17+, unless ac...  Learn More

Monday June 18
StorySLAM

Technology

Chicago, Illinois

Venue: SPACE Map It

6:00pm Doors Open | 7:00pm Stories Begin

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TECHNOLOGY: Prepare a five-minute story about the gadgetry that propels your life. Smart phones, pacemakers, GPS and Google. Bionic limbs, instant messages, spaceships and laser surgery. The Luddite's lament while the futurists rejoice! *All ticke...  Learn More

Tuesday June 26
StorySLAM

Impostor

Chicago, Illinois

Venue: Lincoln Hall Map It

6:00pm Doors Open | 7:00pm Stories Begin

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IMPOSTOR: Prepare a five-minute story about the masks we wear. Disguising the true person with a fake mustache or phony Ph.D. Fabricated credentials or a cloak and girdle! The banjo-strumming, sensitive-guy persona you put on to get with the ladies....  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