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Thursday February 20
StorySLAM

Worth

New York City, New York

Venue: Housing Works Bookstore Cafe Map It

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

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WORTH: Prepare a five-minute story about value. Search to uncover the truth or just something shiny. Merit added or subtracted. What are you willing to do at your own expense? Your obsession. Your possessions. One man’s trash is another’s treasure. W...  Learn More

Friday February 28
StorySLAM

Revolution

New York City, New York

Venue: The Bronx Museum of the Arts Map It

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

Event Details:

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

Monday March 2
StorySLAM

Challenge

New York City, New York

Venue: The Bell House Map It

7:30pm Doors Open | 8:00pm 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

Tuesday March 10
StorySLAM

Celebration

New York City, New York

Venue: Housing Works Bookstore Cafe Map It

7:00pm 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, Co...  Learn More

Thursday March 19
StorySLAM

Co-Habitation

New York City, New York

Venue: Housing Works Bookstore Cafe Map It

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

Event Details:

CO-HABITATION: Prepare a five-minute story about living with someone, or something. Your crazy college roommate or the raccoons in your backyard. A very particular neighbor or your unique family. Tell us about how you can’t live with them, but you ca...  Learn More

Wednesday March 25
StorySLAM

Crossroads

New York City, New York

Venue: The G.O.A.T. Map It

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

Event Details:

Prepare a five-minute story about turning points. Taking the job, leaving your hometown, breaking up with not-the-one. Opportunities and decisions - or indecision. Asking if bangs are for you (again). The possibilities are endless! Ready…or no...  Learn More

Monday April 6
StorySLAM

Earth

New York City, New York

Venue: The Bell House Map It

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

Event Details:

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

Tuesday April 14
StorySLAM

Idols

New York City, New York

Venue: Housing Works Bookstore Cafe Map It

7:00pm 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 April 23
StorySLAM

Illusions

New York City, New York

Venue: Housing Works Bookstore Cafe Map It

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

Event Details:

ILLUSIONS: Prepare a five-minute story about the seen and unseen. Accounts of everyday sorcery to the haunting, “Did you see that?” moment. A misleading first impression. A false promise. The idea of perfection. Imposter syndrome. The surfaced family...  Learn More

Friday April 24
StorySLAM

Craft

New York City, New York

Venue: The Bronx Museum of the Arts Map It

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

Event Details:

CRAFT: Prepare a five-minute story about your kitchen, your coven, your man-cave-she-shed-DIY-paradise. Early mornings or late nights, practice makes perfect. For stories of homemade and handcrafted gather the tools of your trade and nail it! *Tic...  Learn More

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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.

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