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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 June 15
Monday April 15
StorySLAM

Green

Atlanta, Georgia

Venue: Theatrical Outfit - The Balzer Theater 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… GREEN: Prepare a five-minute tale involving verdant fields, blades of grass, tree-huggers or leprechauns. The bubbling envy over the childho...  Learn More

Monday April 15
StorySLAM

Green

Madison, Wisconsin

Venue: High Noon Saloon 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… GREEN: Prepare a five-minute tale involving verdant fields, blades of grass, tree-huggers or leprechauns. The bubbling envy over the...  Learn More

Monday April 15
StorySLAM

Green

Portland, Oregon

Venue: TOC Portland Map It

7:00pm 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… GREEN: ...  Learn More

Tuesday April 16
StorySLAM

Grudge

Chicago, Illinois

Venue: FitzGerald's 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… GRUDGE: Pre...  Learn More

Tuesday April 16
StorySLAM

Grudge

Ann Arbor, Michigan

Venue: The Blind Pig 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… GRUDGE: Pre...  Learn More

Wednesday April 17
StorySLAM

Green

Los Angeles, California

Venue: Jam In The Van Map It

7:00pm 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… GREEN: Prepare a five-minute tale involving verdant fields, blades of grass, tree-huggers or leprechauns. The bubbling envy over the chi...  Learn More

Wednesday April 17
StorySLAM

Grudge

Twin Cities, Minnesota

Venue: The Parkway Theater Map It

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

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… GRUDGE: Pre...  Learn More

Wednesday April 17
StorySLAM

Grudge

New York City, New York

Venue: The Bell House (21+) 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… GRUDGE: Pre...  Learn More

Thursday April 18
StorySLAM

Green

Miami, Florida

Venue: Miami-Dade County Auditorium

6:00pm Doors Open | 7:00pm 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… GREEN: Prepare a five-minute tale involving verdant fields, blades of grass, tree-huggers or leprechauns. The bubbling envy over the chi...  Learn More

Thursday April 18
StorySLAM

Green

Asheville, North Carolina

Venue: The Grey Eagle 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… GREEN: Prepare a five-minute tale involving verdant fields, blades of grass, tree-huggers or leprechauns. The bubbling envy ...  Learn More

Friday April 19
StorySLAM

Grudge

Seattle, Washington

Venue: Bloedel Hall St. Mark's Map It

7:00pm 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… GRUDGE: Pre...  Learn More

Friday April 19
StorySLAM

Green

Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Venue: Anodyne Map It

7:00pm Doors Open | 8:00pm 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… GREEN: Prepare a five-minute tale involving verdant fields, blades of grass, tree-huggers or leprechauns. The bubbling envy over the childho...  Learn More

Tuesday April 23
StorySLAM

Grudge

Boston, Massachusetts

Venue: Arts at the Armory

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… GRUDGE: Prepare a five-minute story about resentment. Warranted or irrational, lifelong or short-term. Plotting revenge or quietly carrying ...  Learn More

Wednesday April 24
StorySLAM

Wisdom

Chicago, Illinois

Venue: The Promontory 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… WISDOM: Pre...  Learn More

Wednesday April 24
Mainstage

The Moth Mainstage in New York

New York City, New York

Venue: The Skirball Center

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 April 24
GrandSLAM

Ann Arbor GrandSLAM Championship: A Point of Beauty

Ann Arbor, Michigan

Venue: The Ark Map It

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

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Event Details:

The ultimate storytelling competition, The Moth GrandSLAM invites winners from our open-mic StorySLAMs back to the stage for the Ann Arbor storytelling championship. The theme for the night is... A POINT OF BEAUTY. “When the noise and ugliness got...  Learn More

Thursday April 25
StorySLAM

Freedom

Boston, Massachusetts

Venue: The Vilna Shul Map It

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

Event Details:

Listen to true stories or share your own at our open-mic storytelling competition, at The Vilna Shul for the first time with a special One-Off StorySLAM event! Tonight's theme… FREEDOM: Prepare a five-minute story about cutting loose. Follo...  Learn More

Thursday April 25
Mainstage

The Moth Mainstage in Charleston

Charleston, South Carolina

Venue: Charleston Music Hall Map It

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

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The Mainstage is the quintessential Moth experience, a two-act show —featuring a musical act— where the storytellers and a notable host share true personal stories, without notes.Experience true stories live as they're recorded for future...  Learn More

Thursday April 25
GrandSLAM

GrandSLAM Championship

Burlington, Vermont

Venue: The Flynn Center for the Performing Arts Map It

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

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Event Details:

The ultimate storytelling competition, The Moth GrandSLAM invites winners from our open-mic StorySLAMs back to the stage for the Burlington storytelling championship. Media Sponsor: VPR....  Learn More

Thursday April 25
StorySLAM

Green

Phoenix, Arizona

Venue: Crescent Ballroom (21+) Map It

7:00pm Doors Open | 8:00pm 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… GREEN: Prepare a five-minute tale involving verdant fields, blades of grass, tree-huggers or leprechauns. The bubbling envy over the chi...  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
Community StorySLAM