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Since its launch in 1997, The Moth has presented thousands of true stories, told live and without notes, to standing-room-only crowds worldwide. Moth storytellers stand alone, under a spotlight, with only a microphone and a roomful of strangers. The storyteller and the audience embark on a high-wire act of shared experience which is both terrifying and exhilarating. Since 2008, The Moth podcast has featured many of our favorite stories told live on Moth stages around the country. For information on all of our programs and live events, visit themoth.org.

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    • Performing Arts
    • 4.3 • 20 Ratings

Since its launch in 1997, The Moth has presented thousands of true stories, told live and without notes, to standing-room-only crowds worldwide. Moth storytellers stand alone, under a spotlight, with only a microphone and a roomful of strangers. The storyteller and the audience embark on a high-wire act of shared experience which is both terrifying and exhilarating. Since 2008, The Moth podcast has featured many of our favorite stories told live on Moth stages around the country. For information on all of our programs and live events, visit themoth.org.

    The Moth Radio Hour: The Future Looks Bright

    The Moth Radio Hour: The Future Looks Bright

    In this hour, stories of healing, hope, and heart. A birthday celebration, a dream job, the importance of an heirloom and chance encounters when we need them the most. This hour is hosted by Jay Allison, producer of this radio show.

    Hosted by: Jay Allison

    Storytellers: Ekaterina Duft, Aditya Dakshinamourtay, Brenda Williams, Alistair Bane, Kathi Kinnear Hill, Jason Schommer

    • 53 min
    Shame On You: Lizzie Peabody & Samira Sahebi

    Shame On You: Lizzie Peabody & Samira Sahebi

    This week, we're talking about one of the most powerful feelings in the world: shame; maybe it starts as a pit in your stomach when you put your foot in your mouth or washes over you like a wave when someone points out something you hoped they wouldn’t notice. Our storytellers this week show us that the only way to beat back the shame dragon is to talk about it.

    Hosted by: Michelle Jalowski

    Storytellers: Lizzie Peabody, Samira Sahebi

    • 23 min
    The Moth Radio Hour: Bathtub Sailor, Seamstress, Spy

    The Moth Radio Hour: Bathtub Sailor, Seamstress, Spy

    A record-breaking adventurer sets his sites on the English Channel, a seamstress becomes an advocate for her child and a young woman is recruited into the world of Secret Agents during World War II. Hosted by Senior Producer, Meg Bowles. The Moth Radio Hour is produced by The Moth and Jay Allison of Atlantic Public Media.

    Storytellers: Tim FitzHigham, Catherine Cross, and Noreen Riols.

    • 53 min
    The Moth Radio Hour: Help Me

    The Moth Radio Hour: Help Me

    In this hour, stories of the people and pastimes that get us through hardships. Illness, ire, and an accident, and what and who we find to provide comfort, offer relief, or share the burden. This episode is hosted by Moth Artistic Director, Catherine Burns. The Moth Radio Hour is produced by The Moth and Jay Allison of Atlantic Public Media.

    Hosted by: Catherine Burns

    Storytellers: Cherie McMullen, John Lehre, Angie Chatman, Carla Katz, Padma Lakshmi

    • 53 min
    Money Manners: Sara Rosa Espi Jacobson & Michelle Murphy

    Money Manners: Sara Rosa Espi Jacobson & Michelle Murphy

    On this week's episode, we're talking about money, honey. Mulla, cash, bills, dough - whatever you call it, it affects all of our lives in immeasurable ways. This episode is hosted by special guest, Jen Lue, the assistant controller here at The Moth. 

    Hosted by: Jen Lue

    Storytellers: Sara Rosa Espi Jacobson, Michelle Murphy

    • 21 min
    The Moth Radio Hour: Cancer, Crime and Crypts

    The Moth Radio Hour: Cancer, Crime and Crypts

    When a beloved patient’s cancer returns, a psychologist confesses that she is at a loss for words, an inmate at a women’s prison describes the surprising value of an ordinary transistor radio, and an undertaker deals with a problematic client. Hosted by Jenifer Hixson, Senior Director at The Moth. The Moth Radio Hour is produced by The Moth and Jay Allison of Atlantic Public Media.

    Hosted by: Jenifer Hixson

    Storytellers: Martha Manning, Chris Tombline, Piper Kerman

    • 53 min

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