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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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    • Arts
    • 4.6 • 22K Ratings

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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.

Listen on Apple Podcasts
Requires subscription and macOS 11.4 or higher

    The Moth Radio Hour: All the World’s a Stage

    The Moth Radio Hour: All the World’s a Stage

    Ready the spotlight and raise the curtains! In this hour, performers, sour notes, tough critics, and a unique take on Mary Poppins. This episode is hosted by Moth Senior Director Meg Bowles. The Moth Radio Hour is produced by The Moth and Jay Allison of Atlantic Public Media.

    Hosted by: Meg Bowles

    Storytellers: Laura Hitchcock, Jason Mesches, Phil Wang, Ashley Johnson, Liz Phair

    • 53 min
    The Moth Radio Hour: Live from the United Palace

    The Moth Radio Hour: Live from the United Palace

    A special episode live from the United Palace in Washington Heights, New York. Subway station romance, lost names, and buried truths. This episode is hosted by CJ Hunt, with additional hosting by Jay Allison, producer of The Moth Radio Hour.

    Hosted by: CJ Hunt and Jay Allison

    Storytellers: Lin Manuel Miranda, Quiara Alegria Hudes, Led Black

    • 53 min
    Veterans Day: Scott Young & Tom Sitter

    Veterans Day: Scott Young & Tom Sitter

    This week, two stories honoring Veterans, and a can’t-miss interview with 98-year-old WWII Vet Tom Sitter. This episode is hosted by Jon Goode. To see the extras for this episode, head to our website: themoth.org/extras

    Hosted by: Jon Goode

    Storytellers: Scott Young & Tom Sitter

    • 27 min
    The Moth Radio Hour: Veterans Day 2016: Iraq, Aircraft Carriers & Candy

    The Moth Radio Hour: Veterans Day 2016: Iraq, Aircraft Carriers & Candy

    A special Veterans Day episode of The Moth. A soldier trains to land his plane on an aircraft carrier, a future marine rebels against her abusive father, an Iraqi man risks his life working as a translator for the armed forces. Hosted by The Moth’s 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: Ted Hartley, Taniki Richard, Abbas Mousa

    • 53 min
    Give Peace A Chance: Jan Stapleman & Frank Chalmers

    Give Peace A Chance: Jan Stapleman & Frank Chalmers

    This week, two stories of standing up and being heard. This episode is hosted by Moth Producer Chloe Salmon. To see the extras for this episode, head to our website: themoth.org/extras

    Hosted by: Chloe Salmon

    Storytellers: Jan Stapleman & Frank Chalmers

    • 19 min
    The Moth Radio Hour: Wedding Dress, Prison Choir, and Hot Dogs

    The Moth Radio Hour: Wedding Dress, Prison Choir, and Hot Dogs

    A feminist searches for the perfect wedding dress, a playwright visits a prison in Malawi, a man spends a lifetime regretting a single moment, and a new mother struggles with her prosthetic arm. Hosted by The Moth's Senior Producer, Jenifer Hixson. The Moth Radio Hour is produced by The Moth and Jay Allison of Atlantic Public Media.

    Storytellers: Jessi Klein, Al Letson, Marco Huertas, Mary Archbold

    • 53 min

Customer Reviews

4.6 out of 5
22K Ratings

22K Ratings

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I love the Moth! I’ve been listening for years.

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The Red Sox story from October 19 truly had me laughing so hard and tearing up every other minute. I love The Moth for the frequent stories like these

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Love this podcast

This is my favorite podcast, I always listen to it at night before I go to bed. Sometimes it’s hilarious sometimes it’s sad but either way all of the stories are great! Thanks to the people that share those funny, sad, and happy personal stories.

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