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In response to concerns about COVID-19: Our goal is to create a safe environment that fosters empathy and builds a community enriched by storytelling. In an effort to abide by local and state guidelines, please reference each event's ticket landing page for updates on COVID-19 regulations. Search below for upcoming events in your area.

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All Upcoming Events

through February 6
Wednesday December 6
StorySLAM

Home

Berkeley, California

Venue: Freight & Salvage Map It

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

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Event Details:

The Moth StorySLAM is an open-mic storytelling competition in which anyone can share a true, personal, 5-minute story on the night's theme. Sign up for a chance to tell a story or sit back and enjoy the show! Tonight’s theme is… HOME: P...  Learn More

Wednesday December 6
Mainstage

The Moth Mainstage in New York

New York City, New York

Venue: St. Ann & the Holy Trinity Church Map It

6:30pm 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

Wednesday December 6
GrandSLAM

GrandSLAM Championship

Houston, Texas

Venue: The Heights Theater Map It

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

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The Moth presents the Houston GrandSLAM, a battle of wits and words - fierce, hilarious, heartbreaking and all points between. The Moth is dedicated to finding people from all walks of life to tell inspired stories. At The Moth StorySLAM, those peopl...  Learn More

Thursday December 7
StorySLAM

Home

Miami, Florida

Venue: Sandrell Rivers Theater

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

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Listen to true stories or share your own at our open-mic storytelling competition! Tonight's theme… HOME: Prepare a five-minute story about where the heart is. Where you're from... your humble abode, your roots, your heritage or where y...  Learn More

Thursday December 7
StorySLAM

Home

Washington DC, District of Columbia (DC)

Venue: Miracle Theatre Map It

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

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Listen to true stories or share your own at our open-mic storytelling competition! Tonight's theme… HOME: Prepare a five-minute story about where the heart is. Where you're from... your humble abode, your roots, your heritage or where your ...  Learn More

Thursday December 7
StorySLAM

Home

Detroit, Michigan

Venue: Marble Bar Map It

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

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Event Details:

The Moth StorySLAM is an open-mic storytelling competition in which anyone can share a true, personal, 5-minute story on the night's theme. Sign up for a chance to tell a story or sit back and enjoy the show! Tonight’s theme is… HOME: P...  Learn More

Friday December 8
GrandSLAM

London GrandSLAM Championship

London, United Kingdom

Venue: Union Chapel Map It

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

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An ultimate battle of wits and words, The Moth invites winners from previous StorySLAM competitions to vie for the title of London GrandSLAM Champion! On this night, listen as ten open mic storytellers share unique, unexpected, and magical true stori...  Learn More

Monday December 11
StorySLAM

Home

Chicago, Illinois

Venue: Lincoln Hall (21+) Map It

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

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Listen to true stories or share your own at our open-mic storytelling competition! Tonight's theme… HOME: Prepare a five-minute story about where the heart is. Where you're from... your humble abode, your roots, your heritage or where your ...  Learn More

Monday December 11
GrandSLAM

GrandSLAM Championship

Boston, Massachusetts

Venue: Huntington Ave Theatre Map It

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

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Event Details:

The Moth presents the Boston GrandSLAM, a battle of wits and words - fierce, hilarious, heartbreaking and all points between. The Moth is dedicated to finding people from all walks of life to tell inspired stories. At The Moth StorySLAM, those people...  Learn More

Monday December 11
StorySLAM

Home

Madison, Wisconsin

Venue: High Noon Saloon Map It

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

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Event Details:

Listen to true stories or share your own at our open-mic storytelling competition! Tonight's theme… HOME: Prepare a five-minute story about where the heart is. Where you're from... your humble abode, your roots, your heritage or whe...  Learn More

Monday December 11
GrandSLAM

The Los Angeles GrandSLAM Championship: Out on a Limb

Los Angeles, California

Venue: Aratani Theatre at Japanese American Cultural & Community Center Map It

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

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The ultimate storytelling showdown, the GrandSLAM invites winners from The Moth’s open-mic shows back to the stage to compete for the title of Los Angeles storytelling champion. The theme for the evening is OUT ON A LIMB. Listen as ten StorySLAM cham...  Learn More

Tuesday December 12
StorySLAM

Home

Boston, Massachusetts

Venue: WBUR CitySpace Map It

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

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Listen to true stories or share your own at our open-mic storytelling competition! Tonight's theme… HOME: Prepare a five-minute story about where the heart is. Where you're from... your humble abode, your roots, your heritage or where your ...  Learn More

Tuesday December 12
StorySLAM

Home

Burlington, Vermont

Venue: Main Street Landing

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

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Listen to true stories or share your own at our open-mic storytelling competition! Tonight's theme… HOME: Prepare a five-minute story about where the heart is. Where you're from... your humble abode, your roots, your heritage or where y...  Learn More

Tuesday December 12
StorySLAM

Home

New Orleans, Louisiana

Venue: Cafe Istanbul Map It

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

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🎟️ Student ticket prices are now available: Use your student email address to purchase your ticket and receive a special student rate of $12.50! 🎟️The Moth StorySLAM is an open-mic storytelling competition in which anyone can share a ...  Learn More

Tuesday December 12
Mainstage

The Moth Mainstage in Portland

Portland, Oregon

Venue: Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall Map It

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

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Wednesday December 13
Mainstage

The Moth Mainstage in Austin

Austin, Texas

Venue: Paramount Theatre Map It

6:00pm Doors Open | 7:00pm 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

Wednesday December 13
StorySLAM

Home

Twin Cities, Minnesota

Venue: The Parkway Theater Map It

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

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Event Details:

The Moth StorySLAM is an open-mic storytelling competition in which anyone can share a true, personal, 5-minute story on the night's theme. Sign up for a chance to tell a story or sit back and enjoy the show! Tonight’s theme is… HOME: Prepa...  Learn More

Wednesday December 13
StorySLAM

Home

London, United Kingdom

Venue: Rich Mix Map It

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

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Event Details:

The Moth StorySLAM is an open-mic storytelling competition in which anyone can share a true, personal, 5-minute story on the night's theme. Sign up for a chance to tell a story or sit back and enjoy the show! Tonight’s theme is… HOME: Prepa...  Learn More

Thursday December 14
StorySLAM

Home

Asheville, North Carolina

Venue: The Grey Eagle Map It

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

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Listen to true stories or share your own at our open-mic storytelling competition! Tonight's theme… HOME: Prepare a five-minute story about where the heart is. Where you're from... your humble abode, your roots, your heritag...  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.

Global Community
SLAM Showcase