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Monday January 20
StorySLAM

Beg Borrow Steal

District of Columbia (DC)

Venue: City Winery DC Map It

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

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Event Details:

BEG BORROW STEAL: Prepare a five-minute story about need, desire, and greed. Extraordinary measures. Swindles, heists and deals with the devil. Robin Hood or hood-winked. Making “it” happen by any means necessary…. *Tickets for this event a...  Learn More

Thursday February 6
StorySLAM

Love Hurts

District of Columbia (DC)

Venue: Miracle Theatre 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

Monday February 17
StorySLAM

Revolution

District of Columbia (DC)

Venue: City Winery DC Map It

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

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REVOLUTION: Prepare a five-minute story about rebellion. Renewal, upheaval, or ridding a system of evil. Whether macro or micro, tell us about a moment of complete transformation, progression, regression. A call to arms or a call to action, share a s...  Learn More

Thursday March 5
StorySLAM

Challenge

District of Columbia (DC)

Venue: Miracle Theatre Map It

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

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CHALLENGE: Prepare a five-minute story about a feat that tested your mettle, sanity or patience. Triumph or defeat. Inch-by-inch success or major overhaul. Defeating the cocky know-it-all or walking past the spider web without freaking out. Throwdown...  Learn More

Monday March 16
StorySLAM

Celebration

District of Columbia (DC)

Venue: City Winery DC Map It

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

Event Details:

CELEBRATION: Prepare a five-minute story about festivities. Opulent parties with champagne flutes and fancy cheese or a hootenanny with jug whisky and a single bag of chips. Birthday, Wedding, Graduation, One Year Sober, Coming Out, Passing The Bar, ...  Learn More

Thursday April 2
StorySLAM

Earth

District of Columbia (DC)

Venue: Miracle Theatre Map It

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

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EARTH: Prepare a five-minute story about EARTH. Communing with nature, digging up dirt, or saving our blue marble. Cooling or warming, believing or denying, uniter or great divider. Bring us stories of Mother Nature, Smokey the Bear and other salts o...  Learn More

Monday April 20
StorySLAM

Idols

District of Columbia (DC)

Venue: City Winery DC Map It

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

Event Details:

IDOLS: Prepare a five-minute story about the ones we worship. Golden-hearted or gold-plated, revered or fallen. Meeting personal superstars and flying high or flopping. Saints, laureates, astronauts….or the everyday heroes that make your world...  Learn More

Thursday May 7
StorySLAM

Siblings

District of Columbia (DC)

Venue: Miracle Theatre Map It

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

Event Details:

SIBLINGS: Prepare a five-minute story about the people who shared your childhood. Brothers, sisters, the family dog, or those so close it's only right to call them family. Best friend, chief rival, mortal enemy. The folks who stole your clothes or yo...  Learn More

Thursday June 4
StorySLAM

Enthusiasm

District of Columbia (DC)

Venue: Miracle Theatre Map It

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

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ENTHUSIASM: Prepare a five-minute story about going full force. RAH RAH fervor and rearing to go. That high-energy, can-do spirit that gets things done—or ensures that everyone wants you dead. New love, new job, first day of school….LETS...  Learn More

Monday June 15
StorySLAM

Deadlines

District of Columbia (DC)

Venue: City Winery DC Map It

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

Event Details:

DEADLINES: Prepare a five-minute story about a time it was down to the wire. Submitting an assignment a minute before midnight or pulling into the gas station right as the needle dipped below E. Confessions of love before the last day of summer c...  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.

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