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

Steve Barnes & Drew Nieporent

A local restaurant reviewer is targeted by a disgruntled restaurant owner and a new restauranteur agonizes to please a food critic.

The Moth Radio Hour: Bathtub Sailor, Seamstress, Spy

A special British edition. A record breaking, adventurer sets his sites on the English Channel, a seamstress becomes an advocate for her child and a young woman is recruited into the world of Secret Agents during World War II.

Storytellers: Tim FitzHigham, Catherine Cross, and Noreen Riols.

The Moth Radio Hour: A Nobel Path

A special celebration from the world of science, from the 8th grade science fair to the Nobel Prize Award Ceremony in Stockholm, Sweden.

Storytellers: Sarah Schlesinger, Robin Frankel, Deirdre Bowen, and Roald Hoffmann.

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.