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March 12, 2018

Media Alert: The Moth Returns to Lincoln Center Wednesday, April 18 at Alice Tully Hall

Live From Lincoln Center




Mainstage Lineup Includes Host R. Eric Thomas and Stories from Author A.J. Jacobs, Musician Patty Schemel, Astronaut Leland Melvin, and more


Tickets On Sale Now


WHAT:              Bound and Determined: The Moth at Lincoln Center is slated to take the stage at

                        Alice Tully Hall for an evening of storytelling. Hosted by R. Eric Thomas, this special Moth

                        Mainstage will feature true tales from five tellers, including author A.J. Jacobs

                        astronaut Leland Melvin, musician Patty SchemelBetty Reld Soskin, the oldest 

                        National Park Ranger serving the United States, and British storyteller Michael Such

                        In keeping with The Moth's tradition, the rules are simple:     

                        All stories are true and told without notes. The results are 

                        sometimes funny, sometimes poignant, and always entertaining. Bound and Determined 

                        marks the fifth collaboration between Lincoln Center and The Moth.


WHEN:             Wednesday, April 18, 2018, 7:30 pm 


WHERE:           Alice Tully Hall

                       1941 Broadway, New York City


TICKETS:         $30/$50 - on sale to the general public March 12

             / 212.721.6500



Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts (LCPA) serves three primary roles: presenter of artistic programming, national leader in arts and education and community engagement, and manager of the Lincoln Center campus. A presenter of more than 3,000 free and ticketed events, performances, tours, and educational activities annually, LCPA offers a variety of festivals and programs, including American Songbook, Avery Fisher Career Grants and Artist program, David Rubenstein Atrium programming, Great Performers, Lincoln Center Awards for Emerging Artists, Lincoln Center Out of Doors, Lincoln Center Vera List Art Project, LC Kids, Midsummer Night Swing, Mostly Mozart Festival, White Light Festival, the Emmy Award–winning Live From Lincoln Center, which airs nationally on PBS, and Lincoln Center Education, which is celebrating more than four decades enriching the lives of students, educators, and lifelong learners. As manager of the Lincoln Center campus, LCPA provides support and services for the Lincoln Center complex and the 11 resident organizations: The Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center, Film Society of Lincoln Center, Jazz at Lincoln Center, The Juilliard School, Lincoln Center Theater, The Metropolitan Opera, New York City Ballet, New York Philharmonic, The New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, School of American Ballet, and Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts.


Lincoln Center has become a leading force in using new media and technology to reach and inspire a wider and global audience. Reaching audiences where they are—physically and digitally—has become a cornerstone of making the performing arts more accessible to New Yorkers and beyond. For more information, visit


Lincoln Center is committed to providing and improving accessibility for people with disabilities. For information, contact Accessibility at Lincoln Center at or 212.875.5375.



Since its launch in 1997, The Moth has presented thousands of stories told live and without notes. Moth shows are renowned for the great range of human experience they showcase. Through ongoing programs in more than 25 cities, The Moth has presented over 20,000 stories to standing-room-only crowds worldwide and it currently produces more than 500 live shows each year. Additionally, The Moth runs storytelling workshops for high-school students and adults in underserved communities through their Education and Community Programs and develops innovative applications for Moth storytelling through their Corporate Program. The Moth podcast is downloaded over 44 million times a year, and each week, the Peabody Award–winning The Moth Radio Hour, produced by Jay Allison and presented by PRX, The Public Radio Exchange, is heard on over 450 radio stations worldwide. The Moth’s first book, The Moth: 50 True Stories (Hachette) was an international bestseller and its new book All These Wonders: True Stories about Facing the Unknown from The Moth (Crown) is available now. For more information:




Press Contacts:

Meryl Cooper



Isabel Sinistore


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