KARMA: Coincidence? I think not! Prepare a five-minute story about cosmic justice. Did a rude comment come back to bite you? Or have you unwittingly saved your own neck through an act of random kindness? Whether you’re fated for success or doomed for... Learn More
SURVIVALThis venue is 21+, unless accompanied by a parent/guardian. *All tickets become available one week before the show, at 2pm CT / 3pm ET. Media Sponsors: WBEZ & Vocalo... Learn More
CHEATING: Prepare a five-minute story about CHEATING. Stepping out, crib sheets, tax evasion or stacked decks. Tricks, swindles, cons and frauds. Philanders and chiselers and flimflammers, tramps and thieves. Broken hearts and bank accounts, sneaks... Learn More
OUTNUMBERED: Prepare a five minute story about being in the minority. In times of crisis: back alley brawls, political skirmishes, family reunions. Or times of plenty: pool boy at swim suit model's retreat or the lone voice of reason in a sea of pani... Learn More
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.
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!
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.
Each year The Moth presents two benefits featuring a special show and party: The Moth Ball and the Moth Members' Show.
Featuring high school and college students who have participated in Moth workshops in their schools.
Showcases of storytellers from a wide range of populations, community organizations and non-profits.