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Thursday October 6
StorySLAM

Grown

Washington DC, District of Columbia (DC)

Venue: Miracle Theatre Map It

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

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GROWN: Prepare a five-minute story about the highs and lows of adulting, or the trials and tribulations of getting there. Old enough to know better or wishing someone else would grow the heck up. Growing pains, rites of passage and the great onslaugh...  Learn More

Monday October 17
StorySLAM

Costumes

Washington DC, District of Columbia (DC)

Venue: City Winery DC Map It

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

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COSTUMES: Prepare a five-minute story about playing the part. Holidays, parties or the school play. Stories of wearing the clothes to conform or stand out. Imposter syndrome or uniforms that itch. From Comicon to Mardi Gras— Santa Clause to Spo...  Learn More

Thursday November 3
StorySLAM

Leftovers

Washington DC, District of Columbia (DC)

Venue: Miracle Theatre Map It

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

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LEFTOVERS: Prepare a five-minute story of what remained. Feelings, dinners, or lingering guests; the time there was too much or not quite enough; or the moment you couldn’t quite end things clearly. Cold pizza for breakfast, the last appetizer on the...  Learn More

Monday November 21
StorySLAM

Willpower

Washington DC, District of Columbia (DC)

Venue: City Winery DC Map It

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

Event Details:

WILLPOWER: Prepare a five-minute story about willpower. Tell us of your iron (or paper thin) resolve. Your battle with smoking, drinking, loving, eating or obsessing. Resisting the urge to check Facebook, read your lover's diary or sleep in. Cav...  Learn More

Thursday December 1
StorySLAM

Anniversary

Washington DC, District of Columbia (DC)

Venue: Miracle Theatre Map It

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

Event Details:

ANNIVERSARY: Prepare a five-minute story about milestones. Enduring love or loss. The fondness of nostalgia and the lessons of growth. Seconds, minutes, hours, or when time stood still. Paper or silver...extra points if you make it to platinum. Rejoi...  Learn More

Monday December 12
StorySLAM

Moving

Washington DC, District of Columbia (DC)

Venue: City Winery DC Map It

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

Event Details:

MOVING: Prepare a five-minute story about life's migrations. An upgrade or downsize. New job, new love, or a new lease on life. Tell us about geographic shifts that have shaken up your world or stirred your soul. A steady march or a slow dance. Just ...  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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