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Live Storytelling Events

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 November 26
Monday September 26
StorySLAM

Outlaws

Birmingham, Alabama

Venue: Red Mountain Theatre Arts Campus - Discovery theatre Map It

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

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Event Details:

OUTLAWS: Gangsters to double parkers, prepare a five-minute story about a lawless moment from your life. Rebels with a cause, readers of banned books, questioners of authority. Entering The Restricted Section or The Forbidden Forest. Trespassers welc...  Learn More

Monday September 26
Mainstage

The Moth Mainstage in London

London, United Kingdom

Venue: Union Chapel Map It

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

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Event Details:

Live Storytelling show at Union Chapel, September 26, at 8pm!London is calling Moth listeners for a very special Mainstage! Five storytellers will arrive at Union Chapel to share their stories around a theme. Join us Monday, September 26th for an unf...  Learn More

Tuesday September 27
StorySLAM

Outlaws

Boston, Massachusetts

Venue: Arts at the Armory

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

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Event Details:

OUTLAWS: Gangsters to double parkers, prepare a five-minute story about a lawless moment from your life. Rebels with a cause, readers of banned books, questioners of authority. Entering The Restricted Section or The Forbidden Forest. Trespassers welc...  Learn More

Tuesday September 27
StorySLAM

Crossroads

Louisville, Kentucky

Venue: Headliners Music Hall Map It

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

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Event Details:

CROSSROADS: Prepare a five-minute story about a turning point in your life. Do or die, now or never. Saying or doing something you can never take back. Turning down the job, saying yes to the tattoo, breaking up with not-the-one. Opportunities, decis...  Learn More

Wednesday September 28
StorySLAM

Crossroads

Twin Cities, Minnesota

Venue: Amsterdam Bar and Hall Map It

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

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Event Details:

CROSSROADS: Prepare a five-minute story about a turning point in your life. Do or die, now or never. Saying or doing something you can never take back. Turning down the job, saying yes to the tattoo, breaking up with not-the-one. Opportunities, decis...  Learn More

Wednesday September 28
StorySLAM

Boss

New York City, New York

Venue: The Bell House Map It

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

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Event Details:

BOSS: Prepare a five-minute story about taking charge. Giving orders, receiving them, or going down with the ship. Managers, managing, middle management. Faking it til you make it and those times that you made it. You're calling the shots now. Med...  Learn More

Thursday September 29
Mainstage

The Moth Mainstage in Tampa

Tampa, Florida

Venue: Tampa Theatre Map It

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

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Event Details:

The Moth and WUSF Public Media are proud to bring a live storytelling event to the Tampa Theatre’s historic stage on Sept. 29. The Moth is coming to Tampa for the first time, and the show will feature a diverse lineup of guests telling their pers...  Learn More

Thursday September 29
StorySLAM

Pop-Up Porch: Crossroads

Dallas, Texas

Venue: Latino Cultural Center

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

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Event Details:

CROSSROADS: Prepare a five-minute story about a turning point in your life. Do or die, now or never. Saying or doing something you can never take back. Turning down the job, saying yes to the tattoo, breaking up with not-the-one. Opportunities, decis...  Learn More

Saturday October 1
Mainstage

The Moth Mainstage in Toronto

Toronto

Venue: Koerner Hall Map It

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

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Monday October 3
StorySLAM

Grown

New York City, New York

Venue: The Bell House Map It

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

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Event Details:

GROWN: Prepare a five-minute story about the highs and lows of adulting, or the trials and tribulations of getting there. Old enough to know better or wishing someone else would grow the heck up. Growing pains, rites of passage and the great onslaugh...  Learn More

Monday October 3
StorySLAM

Grown

Portland, Oregon

Venue: TOC Concert Hall Map It

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

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Event Details:

GROWN: Prepare a five-minute story about the highs and lows of adulting, or the trials and tribulations of getting there. Old enough to know better or wishing someone else would grow the heck up. Growing pains, rites of passage and the great onslaugh...  Learn More

Tuesday October 4
StorySLAM

Grown

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Venue: World Cafe Live Map It

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

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Event Details:

GROWN: Prepare a five-minute story about the highs and lows of adulting, or the trials and tribulations of getting there. Old enough to know better or wishing someone else would grow the heck up. Growing pains, rites of passage and the great onslaugh...  Learn More

Wednesday October 5
StorySLAM

Grown

Melbourne, Australia

Venue: Howler Map It

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

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Event Details:

GROWN: Prepare a five-minute story about the highs and lows of adulting, or the trials and tribulations of getting there. Old enough to know better or wishing someone else would grow the heck up. Growing pains, rites of passage and the great onslaugh...  Learn More

Thursday October 6
StorySLAM

Grown

Washington DC, District of Columbia (DC)

Venue: Miracle Theatre Map It

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

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Event Details:

GROWN: Prepare a five-minute story about the highs and lows of adulting, or the trials and tribulations of getting there. Old enough to know better or wishing someone else would grow the heck up. Growing pains, rites of passage and the great onslaugh...  Learn More

Thursday October 6
StorySLAM

Grown

Detroit, Michigan

Venue: Marble Bar Map It

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

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Event Details:

GROWN: Prepare a five-minute story about the highs and lows of adulting, or the trials and tribulations of getting there. Old enough to know better or wishing someone else would grow the heck up. Growing pains, rites of passage and the great onslaugh...  Learn More

Thursday October 6
StorySLAM

Pop-Up Porch: Crossroads

Jackson, Mississippi

Venue: The Ecoshed

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

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Event Details:

CROSSROADS: Prepare a five-minute story about a turning point in your life. Do or die, now or never. Saying or doing something you can never take back. Turning down the job, saying yes to the tattoo, breaking up with not-the-one. Opportunities, decis...  Learn More

Thursday October 6
StorySLAM

Grown

Seattle, Washington

Venue: Fremont Abbey Arts Center Map It

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

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Event Details:

GROWN: Prepare a five-minute story about the highs and lows of adulting, or the trials and tribulations of getting there. Old enough to know better or wishing someone else would grow the heck up. Growing pains, rites of passage and the great onslaugh...  Learn More

Saturday October 8
Mainstage

The Moth Mainstage in Champaign

Champaign, Illinois

Venue: The Virginia Theatre Map It

6:30pm 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

Tuesday October 11
StorySLAM

Grown

Boston, Massachusetts

Venue: WBUR CitySpace Map It

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

Event Details:

GROWN: Prepare a five-minute story about the highs and lows of adulting, or the trials and tribulations of getting there. Old enough to know better or wishing someone else would grow the heck up. Growing pains, rites of passage and the great onslaugh...  Learn More

Tuesday October 11
StorySLAM

Grown

Houston, Texas

Venue: Warehouse Live Map It

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

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Event Details:

GROWN: Prepare a five-minute story about the highs and lows of adulting, or the trials and tribulations of getting there. Old enough to know better or wishing someone else would grow the heck up. Growing pains, rites of passage and the great onslaugh...  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