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

Andrew Solomon & Calvin Trillin

An awkward teenager flourishes in the glamour of the the Metropolitan Opera and a Chinatown chicken plays tic-tac-toe.

The Moth Radio Hour: Ghosts, Angels, and Motorcycle Rides

The top editor of French Vogue rents a spooky flat in Paris; a man takes his ailing wife on a motorcycle ride; rapper Darryl "DMC" McDaniels confesses his Sarah McLachlan obsession; and a high schooler is put to the test when he comes out of the closet.

Storytellers: Joan Juliet Buck, Mike Destefano, Darryl "DMC" McDaniels, and Terrence Buckner.

Sherman Powell & Richie Disalvo

An aspiring pickpocket rises to the top of his game and the inventor of the Baby Calzone runs into trouble with the Mob.

The Moth Radio Hour: Live from Dublin

A special live edition of The Moth in Dublin at Liberty Hall. A young woman must decide if she wants the surgery that might give her a few extra inches of height, a Fulbright Scholar confronts a bike thief on the streets of Dublin and a nine-year old boy enters the concentration camp Bergen Belsen.

Storytellers: Sinéad Burke, Anne Driscoll, and Tomas Reichental.

George Plimpton & Isobel Connelly

George  gives an auction winner a star-studded walk through the legendary NYC eatery Elaine's and Isobel discovers she has a heart condition at age six.

The Moth Radio Hour: Women in the World

A special episode featuring stories from women around the world. Resilient children, computer crashes, swimming lessons, life after a house fire, standing up to bullies and accepting help from strangers.

Storytellers: Katie Smith, Catherine Palmer, Cal Wilson, Liz Allen, Kusum Thapa, and Beverly Engelman.