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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 August 12
Wednesday June 12
Mainstage

The Moth at Green-Wood Cemetery

New York City, New York

Venue: The Green-Wood Cemetery Map It

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

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Join The Moth at the beautiful Green-Wood Cemetery for an evening of stories that connect us to the Earth, where roots run deep. Self-imposed rules made to be broken, flying free from the tethers, or finally finding where to plant our feet. Death rit...  Learn More

Wednesday June 12
StorySLAM

Guts

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… GUTS: Prepa...  Learn More

Thursday June 13
StorySLAM

Public Transportation

Washington DC, District of Columbia (DC)

Venue: National Building Museum 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… PUBLIC TRAN...  Learn More

Friday June 14
Mainstage

The Moth Mainstage in Detroit

Detroit, Michigan

Venue: Music Hall Center for the Performing Arts Map It

6:00pm 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 futur...  Learn More

Friday June 14
StorySLAM

Guts

Denver, Colorado

Venue: Swallow Hill Music 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

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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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

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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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

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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