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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 April 23
Monday February 26
StorySLAM

Love Hurts

New Orleans, Louisiana

Venue: Cafe Istanbul 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… ...  Learn More

Monday February 26
StorySLAM

Deadlines

New York City, New York

Venue: Cutting Room 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… ...  Learn More

Tuesday February 27
Community StorySLAM

Community StorySLAM: Heartache

New York

Venue: The Brooklyn Brewery

4:00pm Doors Open | 7:00pm Stories Begin

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Event Details:

The Moth Community StorySLAM is an open-mic storytelling event in which anyone can share a 5 min story on the night's theme. Come to enjoy the show or for the chance to put your name in the hat to tell a story on our theme...HEARTACHE: Thnks fr th Mm...  Learn More

Tuesday February 27
StorySLAM

Chemistry

San Francisco, California

Venue: Public Works (21+) 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… ...  Learn More

Tuesday February 27
StorySLAM

Chemistry

Boston, Massachusetts

Venue: Arts at the Armory

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… CHEMISTRY: Prepare a five-minute story about the power of combinations. Complex reactions, sparks, explosions…magical solutions. Dyna...  Learn More

Tuesday February 27
StorySLAM

Love Hurts

Louisville, Kentucky

Venue: Headliners Music Hall 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… LOVE HURTS: Prepare a five-minute tale about a love that made you go OUCH. The agony of deferred love! The misery of good love, gone bad...  Learn More

Wednesday February 28
StorySLAM

Love Hurts

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… LOVE HURTS:...  Learn More

Wednesday February 28
Mainstage

The Moth Mainstage in Bellingham

Bellingham, Washington

Venue: Mount Baker 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

Thursday February 29
Mainstage

The Moth Mainstage in New York

New York City, New York

Venue: Marian Anderson Theater at Aaron Davis Hall 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

Thursday February 29
StorySLAM

Deadlines

Seattle, Washington

Venue: Fremont Abbey Arts Center 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… ...  Learn More

Friday March 1
Mainstage

The Ties That Bind: The Moth Mainstage in Jackson Hole

Jackson Hole, Wyoming

Venue: Center for the Arts Map It

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

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Event Details:

Join us for a night of stories of being tethered: to family, the past, or long-held secrets. Self-restraint or unexpected betrayals. Moments that linger, from fleeting connections to unbreakable bonds. Adding links to the chain, and finding the peopl...  Learn More

Friday March 1
StorySLAM

Dazzled

Denver, Colorado

Venue: Swallow Hill Music Map It

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

Event Details:

Listen to true stories or share your own at our open-mic storytelling competition! Tonight's theme… DAZZLED: Prepare a five-minute story of a time you sparkled. Drippin’ in diamonds down the red carpet, smooth cruisin’ in a Corvette, or cos...  Learn More

Saturday March 2
Mainstage

The Moth Mainstage in Portsmouth

Portsmouth, New Hampshire

Venue: The Music Hall Map It

8:00pm 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 fu...  Learn More

Monday March 4
StorySLAM

Dazzled

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… DAZZLED: Pr...  Learn More

Tuesday March 5
StorySLAM

Dazzled

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Venue: World Cafe Live Map It

6:15pm 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… ...  Learn More

Tuesday March 5
StorySLAM

Dazzled

Los Angeles, California

Venue: Los Globos (21+) 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… DAZZLED: Prepare a five-minute story of a time you sparkled. Drippin’ in diamonds down the red carpet, smooth cruisin’ in a Corvette...  Learn More

Wednesday March 6
StorySLAM

Dazzled

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… ...  Learn More

Wednesday March 6
StorySLAM

Dazzled

Melbourne, Australia

Venue: Howler 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… DAZZLED: Prepare a five-minute story of a time you sparkled. Drippin’ in diamonds down the red carpet, smooth cruisin’ in a Corvette, or cos...  Learn More

Thursday March 7
StorySLAM

Dazzled

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… ...  Learn More

Friday March 8
StorySLAM

Dazzled

Seattle, Washington

Venue: Fremont Abbey Arts Center 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… ...  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