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Monday June 19
StorySLAM

Celebration

District of Columbia (DC)

Venue: The Howard Theatre Map It

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

Event Details:

CELEBRATION: Prepare a five-minute story about a celebration. Opulent parties with champagne and fancy cheese or a hootenanny with jug whisky and a single bag of chips. Birthday, Wedding, Bris, Bar Mitzvah, Quinceanera, Graduation, One Year Sober...  Learn More

Monday July 17
StorySLAM

Beauty

District of Columbia (DC)

Venue: The Howard Theatre Map It

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

Event Details:

BEAUTY: Prepare a five-minute story about that which is skin and/or soul-deep. Works of art, works of nature, and works of parents with stunning genes. What lengths have you gone to to emulate your ideal aesthetic, and where have you uncovered unexpe...  Learn More

Monday August 21
StorySLAM

Neighborhood Watch Sponsored SHINOLA

District of Columbia (DC)

Venue: The Howard Theatre Map It

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

Event Details:

NEIGHBORHOOD WATCH: Prepare a five-minute story about creating change, together. Finding ways to play a part, from bake sales to rally cries, building a barn or raising a child. Being a friend with a truck on moving day. Rolling up sleeves and diggin...  Learn More

Monday October 16
StorySLAM

Creepy

District of Columbia (DC)

Venue: The Howard Theatre Map It

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

Event Details:

CREEPY: Prepare a five-minute story about something that makes your skin crawl—the people, places or things that spook you. Creatures, humans included, who slither or skulk. Haunted houses, dark alleys, inappropriate co-worker comments, menacin...  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