The Moth Radio Hour

The Moth Radio Hour features true stories told live on stage without scripts, notes, props, or accompaniment.

The episodes displayed are not the full Radio Hour. For the full program, visit the Moth Radio Hour Website.

Recent Episodes

The Moth Radio Hour: Phone Call, Flamenco, Surprise Party

A call to a hotline, a rabbi caught speeding, a rookie reporter, a swim test, an unwanted surprise party and an obsession with Flamenco.

Storytellers: Auburn Sandstrom, Tere Negrete, Daniel Judson, Ray Christian, Todd Shafer, Mary Furlong Coomer.

Dante Jackson & Brie Mann-Hernandez

A middle school student comes out of his shell at his 8th grade prom and learns to dance and a young woman who is convinced that her step-grandmother must be evil is furious when all her attempts to “break her” fail.

Catherine Smyka & Sasha Chanoff

A woman tries to avoid a hard conversation with her dad but then gets stuck on a road detour and a humanitarian rescue worker is forced to decide whether he will break the rules to save more lives.

The Moth Radio Hour: Fathers and Children: Adventures, Joys, and Predicaments

A daughter struggles with her father’s depression, a drill sergeant gets queasy, the grandson of President Harry S Truman visits Japan, a single dad teaches his kids a lesson, and a father and son must face down the same demon.

Storytellers: Karen Jones, Ed Gavagan, Clifton Truman Daniel, Nestor Gomez, and Glenn Rockowitz.

The Moth Radio Hour: Mets, McDonalds, and a White House Secret

An author writes a spoof “kids” book about going to sleep, a family’s obsessive love of a baseball team, a teenage girl discovers her crush is in a gang, and a presidential speech writer has a secret.

Storytellers: Adam Mansbach, Marie Hershkowitz, Deborah Allen Carr, and Jon Lovett.