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Live Storytelling Events

In response to concerns about the COVID-19: Our goal is to create a safe environment that fosters empathy and builds a community enriched by storytelling. Moth shows will begin to return to live venues and will abide by local and state COVID-19 regulations, as necessary, and we will require proof of vaccination for all ticket holders where we are able to do so. Search below for upcoming events in your area.

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The Moth is taking precautions to limit the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19).
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All Upcoming Events

through December 22
Friday October 22
StorySLAM

Legends

Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Venue: Anodyne Map It

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

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Event Details:

*PLEASE NOTE THAT PROOF OF VACCINATION OR NEGATIVE TEST RESULTS WITHIN 72 HOURS OF SHOW DATE WILL BE REQUIRED FOR ENTRY.* Your last dose must be administered at least 14 days prior to the date of arrival. LEGENDS: Prepare a five-minute story about...  Learn More

Saturday October 23
Mainstage

The Moth Mainstage in Detroit

Detroit, Michigan

Venue: Music Hall Center for the Performing Arts Map It

6:00pm Doors Open | 7:30pm Stories Begin

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The Moth is true stories, told live and without notes. The Moth celebrates the ability of stories to honor both the diversity and commonality of human experience, and to satisfy a vital human need for connection. It seeks to present recognized storyt...  Learn More

Monday October 25
StorySLAM

Legends

Chicago, Illinois

Venue: Lincoln Hall Map It

6:00pm Doors Open | 7:00pm Stories Begin

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LEGENDS: Prepare a five-minute story about lore. Hometown heroes or larger than life icons. Spending the night in a haunted house, family secrets uncovered, senior pranks that went down in history. Deep-seated superstitions that fly in the face of re...  Learn More

Tuesday October 26
StorySLAM

ROUTINES

New York City, New York

Venue: Housing Works Bookstore Cafe Map It

6:45pm Doors Open | 7:30pm Stories Begin

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Join us for a FREE Moth StorySLAM at Housing Works! In celebration of being back together again, sharing stories live, in-person, this free StorySLAM is made possible by the support of a generous donor. Come share your story and/or listen to stories ...  Learn More

Wednesday October 27
StorySLAM

Legends

Twin Cities, Minnesota

Venue: Amsterdam Bar and Hall Map It

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

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LEGENDS: Prepare a five-minute story about lore. Hometown heroes or larger than life icons. Spending the night in a haunted house, family secrets uncovered, senior pranks that went down in history. Deep-seated superstitions that fly in the face of re...  Learn More

Thursday October 28
StorySLAM

Legends

Boston, Massachusetts

Venue: WBUR CitySpace Map It

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

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LEGENDS: Prepare a five-minute story about lore. Hometown heroes or larger than life icons. Spending the night in a haunted house, family secrets uncovered, senior pranks that went down in history. Deep-seated superstitions that fly in the face of re...  Learn More

Monday November 1
StorySLAM

Fortune

Portland, Oregon

Venue: TOC Concert Hall Map It

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

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FORTUNE: Prepare a five-minute story about Lady Luck. The unexpected discoveries or a peek into the future. A one in a million chance, the flip of a coin or the spin of a wheel. Wishing well wins or four leaf clover fails. The tea leaves say the next...  Learn More

Tuesday November 2
StorySLAM

Fortune

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Venue: World Cafe Live Map It

6:00pm Doors Open | 7:30pm Stories Begin

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FORTUNE: Prepare a five-minute story about Lady Luck. The unexpected discoveries or a peek into the future. A one in a million chance, the flip of a coin or the spin of a wheel. Wishing well wins or four leaf clover fails. The tea leaves say the next...  Learn More

Wednesday November 3
StorySLAM

Fortune

Berkeley, California

Venue: Freight & Salvage Map It

6:00pm Doors Open | 7:00pm Stories Begin

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FORTUNE: Prepare a five-minute story about Lady Luck. The unexpected discoveries or a peek into the future. A one in a million chance, the flip of a coin or the spin of a wheel. Wishing well wins or four leaf clover fails. The tea leaves say the next...  Learn More

Thursday November 4
StorySLAM

On The Road

Detroit, Michigan

Venue: Marble Bar Map It

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

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*PLEASE NOTE THAT PROOF OF VACCINATION SHOW WILL BE REQUIRED FOR ENTRY.* Your last dose must be administered at least 14 days prior to date of arrival. ON THE ROAD: Prepare a five-minute story about making tracks. Reasons for hitting the road: an ...  Learn More

Thursday November 4
Mainstage

The Moth Mainstage in Worcester

Worcester, Massachusetts

Venue: The Hanover Theatre Map It

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

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Event Details:

The Moth is true stories, told live and without notes. The Moth celebrates the ability of stories to honor both the diversity and commonality of human experience, and to satisfy a vital human need for connection. It seeks to present recognized storyt...  Learn More

Friday November 5
Mainstage

The Moth Mainstage in Princeton

Princeton, New Jersey

Venue: McCarter Theatre Center Map It

7:30pm Doors Open | 8:00pm Stories Begin

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Event Details:

*PLEASE NOTE THAT PROOF OF VACCINATION AND MASKS WILL BE REQUIRED FOR ENTRY.* The Moth is true stories, told live and without notes. The Moth celebrates the ability of stories to honor both the diversity and commonality of human experience, and to...  Learn More

Monday November 8
StorySLAM

Fortune

Madison, Wisconsin

Venue: High Noon Saloon Map It

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

Event Details:

FORTUNE: Prepare a five-minute story about Lady Luck. The unexpected discoveries or a peek into the future. A one in a million chance, the flip of a coin or the spin of a wheel. Wishing well wins or four leaf clover fails. The tea leaves say the next...  Learn More

Tuesday November 9
StorySLAM

Fortune

Burlington, Vermont

Venue: Double E Map It

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

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Event Details:

FORTUNE: Prepare a five-minute story about Lady Luck. The unexpected discoveries or a peek into the future. A one in a million chance, the flip of a coin or the spin of a wheel. Wishing well wins or four leaf clover fails. The tea leaves say the next...  Learn More

Tuesday November 9
StorySLAM

Fortune

Houston, Texas

Venue: Warehouse Live Map It

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

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Event Details:

FORTUNE: Prepare a five-minute story about Lady Luck. The unexpected discoveries or a peek into the future. A one in a million chance, the flip of a coin or the spin of a wheel. Wishing well wins or four leaf clover fails. The tea leaves say the next...  Learn More

Tuesday November 9
StorySLAM

Fortune

London, United Kingdom

Venue: Rich Mix Map It

7:15pm Doors Open | 8:00pm Stories Begin

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FORTUNE: Prepare a five-minute story about Lady Luck. The unexpected discoveries or a peek into the future. A one in a million chance, the flip of a coin or the spin of a wheel. Wishing well wins or four leaf clover fails. The tea leaves say the next...  Learn More

Wednesday November 10
Mainstage

Terra Firma: The Moth Members' Mainstage in New York

New York City, New York

Venue: St. Ann's Church Map It

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

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* Please note that proof of vaccination and a valid ID will be required for entry to St. Ann's Church.* In celebration of the Members who sustain The Moth's programming, join us for an evening of stories, live at the beautiful St. Ann & The Holy T...  Learn More

Wednesday November 10
Virtual Mainstage

Terra Firma: The Moth Members' Mainstage Livestreamed from New York

Eastern Virtual Event

Venue: Virtual (ET) Map It

7:15pm Doors Open | 7:30pm Stories Begin

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In celebration of the Members who sustain The Moth's programming, join us virtually for an evening of stories, livestreamed from the beautiful St. Ann & The Holy Trinity Church in Brooklyn. Hosted by: Angelica Lindsey-Ali ...  Learn More

Wednesday November 10
StorySLAM

Fortune

Phoenix, Arizona

Venue: Crescent Ballroom Map It

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

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FORTUNE: Prepare a five-minute story about Lady Luck. The unexpected discoveries or a peek into the future. A one in a million chance, the flip of a coin or the spin of a wheel. Wishing well wins or four leaf clover fails. The tea leaves say the next...  Learn More

Thursday November 11
StorySLAM

Guests

San Francisco, California

Venue: Public Works Map It

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

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Event Details:

GUESTS: Prepare a five minute story about visitors and callers. Snooping in your host's drawers or overstaying your welcome. In-laws, long distance lovers, and total strangers. "Make yourself at home," "mi casa es su casa" and other things good hosts...  Learn More

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Moth Events

Virtual StorySLAM

A virtual open-mic storytelling experience that invites up to eight tellers to share a true, personal story on a given theme. The SLAM ends with the audience voting for their favorite story, crowning the StorySLAM winner!

Virtual Mainstage

A curated storytelling show featuring four tellers who develop and shape their stories with our directors. Coming to life in the virtual space and guided by a host, each teller shares their story from their home streamed live into the living room of our viewers.

Virtual SLAM Showcase

The Moth's Play it Again, SLAM Showcase brings together eight beloved StorySLAM favorites to re-share their stories, directed anew by The Moth's artistic team for a virtual audience.

Virtual GrandSLAM

The virtual GrandSLAMs are storytelling competitions that bring together eight SLAM winners from Eastern, Central and Western time zones to compete for the title of GrandSLAM winner in their respective region.

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!

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