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The Moth

PRX

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.

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.

Location:

New York, NY

Networks:

PRX

Description:

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.

Twitter:

@mothstories

Language:

English

Contact:

481 Broadway, Third Floor New York, NY 10013 (212) 742-0551


Episodes

The Moth Radio Hour: Sword Fight, Hip Hop, Amnesia, Berlin

8/4/2020
In this hour, a heartbroken woman has a wish come true; a homeowner gets an unwanted surprise; a struggling temp remembers his glory days; a foreigner witnesses history. 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: Cole Kazdin, Simon Bill, Chenjerai Kumanyika, James Shuter

Duration:00:52:01

All Together Now: Fridays with The Moth - Nina McConigley

7/31/2020
This week, Nina connects to her heritage through tradition. This episode of All Together Now is hosted by Aleeza Kazmi, a former Assistant Producer and alumna of the EDU program at The Moth. You can find the prompts for this week’s episode on our website, themoth.org. Hosted by: Aleeza Kazmi Storyteller: Nina McConigley

Duration:00:16:48

The Moth Radio Hour: Rooted in the Past

7/28/2020
In this hour, stories of the past echoing into our present. A history lost to slavery, modern life clashing with religion, going from a party lifestyle to a corporate gig, and using memories of an injury to help others. This hour is hosted by Moth Senior Director Jenifer Hixson. The Moth Radio Hour is produced by The Moth and Jay Allison of Atlantic Public Media. Hosted by: Jenifer Hixson Storytellers: Hannah Drake, Craig Mangum, Luanne Sims, Dan Ariely

Duration:00:52:04

All Together Now: Fridays with The Moth - Shannon Cason & June Cross

7/24/2020
This week, two stories of facing the different sides of ourselves. This week’s episode of All Together Now is hosted by Anna Roberts, the Manager of the Mothworks program. Storytellers: Shannon Cason, June Cross Hosted by: Anna Roberts

Duration:00:24:25

The Moth Radio Hour: More Women in the World

7/21/2020
In this hour, more stories from women across the world. A group of daughters bear the weight of a family death; a young girl is told to keep her religion quiet; a doctor struggles to stay afloat; and a woman experiences a fairytale romance. Those stories and more. Hosted by The Moth’s Executive Producer, Sarah Austin Jenness. The Moth Radio Hour is produced by The Moth and Jay Allison of Atlantic Public Media. Hosted by: Sarah Austin Jenness Storytellers: Mary Kate O'Flanagan, Gail...

Duration:00:51:53

All Together Now: Fridays with The Moth - Hope Wade

7/17/2020
This week, a story about a life-changing bet. This episode of All Together Now is hosted by Hanna Campbell, The Moth’s Senior Manager of the Education Department. Storyteller: Hope Wade Hosted by: Hanna Campbell

Duration:00:13:31

The Moth Radio Hour: Live at Town Hall, New York

7/14/2020
A real fashionista auditions for a key role in The Devil Wears Prada; a tough guy father deals with his sensitive son; and an expectant mother gets unsettling news about her unborn child. The Moth Radio Hour is produced by The Moth and Jay Allison of Atlantic Public Media. Hosted by: Jay Allison Storytellers: Simon Doonan, Kemp Powers, Lynn Ferguson

Duration:00:51:51

All Together Now: Fridays with The Moth - Anthony Brinkley

7/13/2020
This week, Anthony Brinkley shares his complicated relationship with white people. This episode is hosted by one of the Moth’s Producers and Directors, Jodi Powell. Storyteller: Anthony Brinkley Hosted by: Jodi Powell

Duration:00:22:30

The Moth Radio Hour: Play It Again, SLAM

7/7/2020
In this hour, stories from The Moth's SLAM Showcase - a night of storytelling do-overs for tales from The Moth's archives that needed slight tweaks or a second chance. Standing out or fading away, chance encounters, and the importance of food. This hour is hosted by Moth Senior Director Jenifer Hixson. The Moth Radio Hour is produced by The Moth and Jay Allison of Atlantic Public Media. Hosted by: Jenifer Hixson Storytellers: Gabby Shea, Jon Novick, Annie Tan, Carl Banks, Anoush...

Duration:00:52:12

All Together Now: Fridays with The Moth - Vin Shambry

7/3/2020
This week, a story of childhood freedom. This week’s episode of All Together Now is hosted by Amanda Garcia, the Associate Producer for the Mothworks program at The Moth. For more information on how to support organizations creating safe spaces for Black folks in nature, head to themoth.org/extras. Hosted by: Amanda Garcia Storyteller: Vin Shambry

Duration:00:14:31

The Moth Radio Hour: Everything's Bigger in Texas

6/30/2020
In this hour, stories live on Moth stages around the Lone Star State - Everything’s Bigger in Texas. This hour 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: Alyssa Ladd, Chris Gorman, Robert Holguin, Christopher Scott

Duration:00:52:21

All Together Now: Fridays with The Moth: Shawna Renee Collins & Audrey Pleasant

6/26/2020
This week, an episode celebrating the power and joy of Black women. This episode of All Together Now is hosted by one of The Moth’s producers and directors, Chloe Salmon. Hosted by: Chloe Salmon Storytellers: Shawna Renee Collins, Audrey Pleasant

Duration:00:22:27

The Moth Radio Hour: Mismatch, Marriage, and a Marathon

6/23/2020
A woman follows love to a campsite, a man gets married and divorced and then remarried, and a public radio host runs the Boston Marathon as a guide for a visually impaired man. This hour is hosted by one of The Moth’s Senior Directors, Jenifer Hixson.*The Moth Radio Hour *is produced by The Moth and Jay Allison of Atlantic Public Media. Hosted by: Jenifer Hixson Storytellers: Horace B Sanders, Peter Sagal, Jessica Lee Williamson

Duration:00:52:08

All Together Now: Fridays with The Moth - Chelsea Shorte

6/19/2020
This week, we're celebrating Pride with a story that talks about the intersection of being Black and LGBTQIA in America. This episode is hosted by The Moth’s Director of Marketing, Brandon Grant. Black Trans Lives Matter. Hosted by: Brandon Grant Storyteller: Chelsea Shorte

Duration:00:13:26

The Moth Radio Hour: Voicing Tough Truths

6/16/2020
In this hour, tellers who tell the truth and nothing but the truth, even when it's hard. Finding the right words in front of the president, in the face of the patriarchy, during a shocking encounter, and to pass on knowledge. This hour 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: David Litt, Nimisha Ladva, Alexis Barton, Sharon Salzberg

Duration:00:52:54

All Together Now: Fridays with The Moth - Boots Riley

6/12/2020
This week, Boot Riley talks about a time he did everything right. This episode is hosted by beloved Moth StorySLAM and Mainstage host, Jon Goode. Story by: Boots Riley

Duration:00:20:46

The Moth Radio Hour: A Nobel Path

6/10/2020
A special celebration from the world of science, from the 8th grade science fair to the Nobel Prize Award Ceremony in Stockholm, Sweden. This hour is hosted by one of The Moth’s Senior Directors, Meg Bowles.*The Moth Radio Hour *is produced by The Moth and Jay Allison of Atlantic Public Media. Hosted by Storytellers: Sarah Schlesinger, Robin Frankel, Deirdre Bowen, and Roald Hoffmann.

Duration:00:51:25

All Together Now: Fridays with The Moth - Carol Daniel

6/5/2020
This week, a story about perceptions of race and the importance of celebrating your identity. For at least the month of June, each episode of All Together Now will focus on stories from Black tellers and be hosted by Black members of The Moth staff. We stand with bipoc and allies fighting for racial equality around the world. This episode is hosted by The Moth’s Senior Curatorial Director, Suzanne Rust. Hosted by: Suzanne Rust Storyteller: Carol Daniel

Duration:00:18:05

The Moth Radio Hour: How You See Me

6/2/2020
In this hour, stories of how we see ourselves, the perceptions of others, and the often gaping chasm in between. The struggle to prove oneself, challenge a stereotype, keep up appearances, and finally discover what really fits. This hour is hosted by Jay Allison of Atlantic Public Media, the producer of this show. Hosted by: Jay Allison Storytellers: Enrique García Naranjo, Aydrea Walden, Miles Crabtree, Kimberly Rose, Jessi Klein

Duration:00:51:55

All Together Now: Fridays with The Moth - Grace Topinka & Pam Burrell

5/29/2020
This week on All Together Now: Friday’s with The Moth, stories about the trials and tribulations of finding your place. Stay tuned to the end of this episode to hear some helpful story prompts to think about and discuss after you listen! This episode is hosted by one of The Moth’s Senior Directors and hosts of The Moth Radio Hour, Jenifer Hixson. Hosted by: Jenifer Hixson Storytellers: Grace Topinka, Pam Burrell

Duration:00:15:37