New York City

Thursday April 25
StorySLAM

Burned

New York City, New York

Venue: Housing Works Bookstore Cafe Map It

7:00pm Doors Open | 7:30pm Stories Begin

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Event Details:

BURNED: Prepare a five-minute story about getting burned. Blistered by love, scalded by the powers that be, scorched by karma or just over-tanned. Tell us about the things that leave you smoldering. Sunscreen anyone? *Tickets will become availabl...  Learn More

Wednesday May 1
Mainstage

The Moth Mainstage in New York

New York City, New York

Venue: Church of the Heavenly Rest Map It

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

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*Please note: Seating is not guaranteed and is available on a first-come, first-served basis....  Learn More

Monday May 6
StorySLAM

Mama Rules

New York City, New York

Venue: The Bell House Map It

7:30pm Doors Open | 8:00pm 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

Thursday May 16
StorySLAM

Shoes

New York City, New York

Venue: Housing Works Bookstore Cafe Map It

7:00pm Doors Open | 7:30pm Stories Begin

Event Details:

*Tickets will become available 1 week before the show, at 3pm ET. *Seating is not guaranteed and is available on a first-come, first-served basis. Please be sure to arrive at least 10 minutes before the show. Admission is not guaranteed for la...  Learn More

Tuesday May 21
StorySLAM

Worship

New York City, New York

Venue: Housing Works Bookstore Cafe Map It

7:00pm Doors Open | 7:30pm Stories Begin

Event Details:

WORSHIP: Prepare a five minute story about coming to the altar. Waiting in line for the midnight release of the next book in the series or singing your heart out on a Sunday morning. Tell tales of seeing the light or giving it up in favor of somethin...  Learn More

Friday May 31
StorySLAM

Wheels

New York City, New York

Venue: The Bronx Museum of the Arts Map It

7:00pm Doors Open | 7:30pm Stories Begin

Event Details:

WHEELS: Prepare a five minute story about what makes the world go 'round. The revolutionary invention that gives your feet a rest. Tricycles, bicycles, automobiles! Bus, train, skateboard, shopping cart. Tales of getting from here to there. Flat tire...  Learn More

Monday June 3
StorySLAM

Chemistry

New York City, New York

Venue: The Bell House Map It

7:30pm Doors Open | 8:00pm 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

Tuesday June 11
StorySLAM

Danger

New York City, New York

Venue: Housing Works Bookstore Cafe Map It

7:00pm 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 June 20
StorySLAM

Food

New York City, New York

Venue: Housing Works Bookstore Cafe Map It

7:00pm Doors Open | 7:30pm Stories Begin

Event Details:

FOOD: Prepare a five-minute story about FOOD. Vittles, grub, cuisine, groceries, homemade or take out. From frozen dinners to nuts and berries, bring us stories of nourishment. From gluttony to gluten intolerance, tales of your daily bread.*Tickets w...  Learn More

Thursday June 20
Mainstage

The Moth Mainstage at Green-Wood Cemetery

New York City, New York

Venue: The Green-Wood Cemetery Map It

7:00pm Doors Open | 8:00pm Stories Begin

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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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