The Moth Radio Hour

Sundays at 9 p.m. and Tuesdays at 10 p.m.

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.

Moth shows are renowned for the great range of human experience they showcase. Each show starts with a theme, and the storytellers explore it, often in unexpected ways. Since each story is true and every voice authentic, the shows dance between documentary and theater, creating a unique, intimate and often enlightening experience for the audience.

The Moth Fall 2020 Fundraiser

Aug 6, 2020
Dame Wilburn
Jason Falchook

Dame Wilburn is told that she is cursed and decides to try and lift the curse herself.

Laura Hitchcock is entrusted with her teacher's prized trumpet.

5 year old Mohammed Zeeshan Nayeemuddin has an adventure on his way home from school.

Ashley Johnson moves to LA to pursue her dream of acting.

Regrets, I've Had a Few

Jul 31, 2020
Alfonso Lacayo
Jason Falchook

Alfonso Lacayo gets a bad haircut.

Noreen King's fib goes too far.

David Watson Mwabila questions his culture's perception of disability

Megan McNally makes an assumption about her grandmother.

Nadia Hakim remembers her last time in Iran.

Robert Hallett gets a call from NASA.

Rooted in the Past

Jul 15, 2020
Hannah Drake
Jason Falchook

After a trip to Senegal's Door of No Return, Hannah Drake tries to piece together a family history obliterated by slavery.  
Craig Mangum explores his relationship to Mormonism and it's sacred garments. 
Luanne Sims has to grow up fast when she gets her first real job.
Dan Ariely is called upon to help a fellow burn survivor. 

Live at Town Hall, New York

Jul 6, 2020
Lynn Ferguson
Allan Onderchain

Simon Doonan tries out for The Devil Wears Prada but realizes they were interested in more than his acting.

Kemp Powers contemplates what makes his son so sensitive.

Lynn Ferguson is advised to terminate a pregnancy.

Play it Again, SLAM!

Jun 29, 2020
Gabby Shea
Jason Falchook

Gabby Shea wants to impress her boyfriend's family with her macaroni and cheese.

Jon Novick reveals what his every day existence is like as a Little Person in New York City.

Annie Tan has trouble connecting with her father across a language barrier and physical distance.

Carl Banks draws upon his past to help a desperate young man on a bridge.

Anoush Froundijian is cast in a bit part in the Armenian version of Beauty and the Beast.