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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 August 17
Monday June 17
StorySLAM

Guts

Atlanta, Georgia

Venue: Theatrical Outfit - The Balzer Theater 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… GUTS: Prepare a five-minute story about moments of boldness and courage and the peaks and pratfalls of a daring spirit. Scaling mountains or...  Learn More

Tuesday June 18
StorySLAM

Baggage

Chicago, Illinois

Venue: FitzGerald's Map It

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

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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… BAGGAGE: Pr...  Learn More

Tuesday June 18
StorySLAM

Baggage

Ann Arbor, Michigan

Venue: The Blind Pig Map It

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

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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… BAGGAGE: Pr...  Learn More

Thursday June 20
StorySLAM

Guts

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… GUTS: Prepare a five-minute story about moments of boldness and courage and the peaks and pratfalls of a daring spirit. Scal...  Learn More

Thursday June 20
StorySLAM

Guts

Phoenix, Arizona

Venue: Crescent Ballroom (21+) Map It

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

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Listen to true stories or share your own at our open-mic storytelling competition! Tonight's theme… GUTS: Prepare a five-minute story about moments of boldness and courage and the peaks and pratfalls of a daring spirit. Scaling mountain...  Learn More

Friday June 21
StorySLAM

Baggage

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… BAGGAGE: Pr...  Learn More

Friday June 21
GrandSLAM

London GrandSLAM Championship

London, United Kingdom

Venue: Union Chapel Map It

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

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

Monday June 24
StorySLAM

Amor Prohibido (Spanglish SLAM)

New York City, New York

Venue: Bronx Brewery Map It

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

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The Moth is bringing back our beloved Spanglish storytelling open-mic for people in our community who grew up navigating different languages and cultures. Un open mic de cuentos en vivo en ingles y español. Our open mic invites any Spanglish (Span...  Learn More

Monday June 24
StorySLAM

Guts

Birmingham, Alabama

Venue: Saturn Birmingham 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… GUTS: Prepa...  Learn More

Tuesday June 25
StorySLAM

Baggage

San Francisco, California

Venue: Public Works (21+) Map It

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

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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… ...  Learn More

Tuesday June 25
StorySLAM

Baggage

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… BAGGAGE: Prepare a five-minute story about the things we carry. Personal belongings, long-held ideas, that ex who lingers years later. Suit...  Learn More

Tuesday June 25
StorySLAM

Guts

Louisville, Kentucky

Venue: Headliners Music Hall Map It

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

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Listen to true stories or share your own at our open-mic storytelling competition! Tonight's theme… GUTS: Prepare a five-minute story about moments of boldness and courage and the peaks and pratfalls of a daring spirit. Scaling mountain...  Learn More

Wednesday June 26
StorySLAM

Guts

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… GUTS: Prepare a five-minute story about moments of boldness and courage and the peaks and pratfalls of a daring spirit. Scaling mountain...  Learn More

Wednesday June 26
StorySLAM

Baggage

Los Angeles, California

Venue: Jam In The Van Map It

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… BAGGAGE: Prepare a five-minute story about the things we carry. Personal belongings, long-held ideas, that ex who lingers years later. ...  Learn More

Wednesday June 26
StorySLAM

Guts

Twin Cities, Minnesota

Venue: The Parkway Theater Map It

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

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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… GUTS: Prepa...  Learn More

Wednesday June 26
StorySLAM

Baggage

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… BAGGAGE: Pr...  Learn More

Thursday June 27
StorySLAM

Guts

Houston, Texas

Venue: Warehouse Live Midtown Map It

7:00pm 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… GUTS: Prepa...  Learn More

Monday July 1
StorySLAM

First-Timers Night: Temptation

New York City, New York

Venue: The Bell House (21+) Map It

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

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Never told a story on a Moth stage? This SLAM is for you! First-timers who have never told a story on any Moth stage will be prioritized tonight. Long-time listeners, first-time tellers! The Moth StorySLAM is an open-mic storytelling competition...  Learn More

Monday July 8
StorySLAM

First-Timers Night: Temptation

Chicago, Illinois

Venue: Lincoln Hall (21+) Map It

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

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Never told a story on a Moth stage? This SLAM is for you! First-timers who have never told a story on any Moth stage will be prioritized tonight. Long-time listeners, first-time tellers! The Moth StorySLAM is an open-mic storytelling competition i...  Learn More

Monday July 8
StorySLAM

Temptation

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… TEMPTATION: Prepare a five-minute story about willpower. Tell us of your iron or paper thin resolve. Battles with fidelity, smoking,...  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
Moth Ball