District of Columbia (DC)

Thursday June 6
StorySLAM

Chemistry

District of Columbia (DC)

Venue: Miracle Theatre Map It

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

Event Details:

CHEMISTRY: Prepare a five-minute story about the power of combinations. Complex reactions, sparks, explosions…magical solutions. Dynamic rapport and explosive interactions. Opposites that attract or pheromones that fizzle. Lessons in the lab o...  Learn More

Monday June 17
StorySLAM

Danger

District of Columbia (DC)

Venue: City Winery DC Map It

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

Event Details:

DANGER: Prepare a five-minute story about peril. Shaky ground, dark alleys, dare devils and over-protective mothers. Flirting with married co-workers, driving without a seat belt, hiking alone. Stories of courage, stupidity and other hazards of being...  Learn More

Thursday July 11
StorySLAM

Bold

District of Columbia (DC)

Venue: Miracle Theatre Map It

6:30pm Doors Open | 7:30pm 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

Monday July 15
StorySLAM

Backfired

District of Columbia (DC)

Venue: City Winery DC Map It

6:30pm Doors Open | 7:30pm 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.*T...  Learn More

Thursday August 1
StorySLAM

Animals

District of Columbia (DC)

Venue: Miracle Theatre Map It

6:30pm Doors Open | 7:30pm 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

Thursday September 5
StorySLAM

Lessons

District of Columbia (DC)

Venue: Miracle Theatre Map It

6:30pm Doors Open | 7:30pm 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

Monday September 16
StorySLAM

Neighborhoods

District of Columbia (DC)

Venue: City Winery DC 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

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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