District of Columbia (DC)

Monday February 18
StorySLAM

Delusions

District of Columbia (DC)

Venue: City Winery DC Map It

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

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Event Details:

DELUSIONS: Prepare a five minute story about wearing rose-colored glasses. Putting on blinders. We're gonna be famous. She's the one. No one saw that. Visions dancing in your head. Monsters under the bed. I can fly! *Tickets for this event are ava...  Learn More

Thursday March 7
StorySLAM

Magic

District of Columbia (DC)

Venue: Miracle Theatre Map It

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

Event Details:

MAGIC: Prepare a five minute story about enchantment. An “abracadabra” in your life that rebuffs logical explanation. The improbable, the impossible, the unbelievable come true—for better or worse. Great beauty, wild coincidence or a woman sawe...  Learn More

Monday March 18
StorySLAM

Envy

District of Columbia (DC)

Venue: City Winery DC Map It

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

Event Details:

ENVY: Prepare a five-minute story involving the undeservedly blessed who luxuriate in all you want. Or speak on your own jealousy-causing good fortune. Bring your tales of loathing someone just because they have more money than you, more followers on...  Learn More

Thursday April 4
StorySLAM

Bamboozled

District of Columbia (DC)

Venue: Miracle Theatre Map It

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

Event Details:

BAMBOOZLED: Prepare a five-minute story about your greatest con, your Tom Sawyer moment, or the day gullibility got the best of you. That time when you managed to pull the wool over someone's eyes ... or that moment you became the mark. Hoodwinker ...  Learn More

Monday April 15
StorySLAM

Blunders

District of Columbia (DC)

Venue: City Winery DC Map It

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

Event Details:

BLUNDERS: Prepare a five-minute story about a time you goofed. Wax on about a gaffe, mistake, misstep or other oops. Recount a defining slip-up, blooper, or faux pas from your life and times. Recall saying the wrong thing at the wrong time, letting t...  Learn More

Thursday May 2
StorySLAM

Mama Rules

District of Columbia (DC)

Venue: Miracle Theatre Map It

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

Event Details:

MAMA RULES: Prepare a five-minute story involving a mother or mothering! Your womb of origin or the person who raised you. Mother love: making it all better or setting you straight. Maternal instincts and mother-powered superhuman acts. (Lifting a ca...  Learn More

Monday May 20
StorySLAM

Flawed

District of Columbia (DC)

Venue: City Winery DC Map It

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

Event Details:

FLAWED: Prepare a five-minute story about pitfalls. Imperfections....a glitch that changed your course either for the better or for the worse. Times that even Beyonce couldn't say "I woke up like this." Some say the flaws are what makes something bea...  Learn More

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

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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