The art of storytelling


Adam Wade is an inimitable fixture in both the New York City storytelling and comedy scenes. He is the winner of 20 SLAMS at The Moth (18 StorySLAM victories and 2 GrandSLAM Championships) with 20 different winning stories. He has toured across North America with The Moth Main Stage. His stories have appeared on The Moth Radio Hour, The Moth Podcast, and the PBS television show Stories from the Stage .

Adam has been performing his New York Times and Time Out New York's critic's pick monthly solo show The Adam Wade from NH Show since January 2010. He is also a regular performer on Nights of Our Lives, and has made several appearances on Asssscat 3000 (guest monologist), and Whiplash.

In 2018, Adam released his second comedy/storytelling album Adam Wade Live at The Magnet Theater, which quickly shot up to #2 on the iTunes Comedy Chart. His debut album Adam Wade: The Human Comedy (2015) was enthusiastically lauded in Sarah Larson's profile of Adam in The New Yorker. 

Adam has been seen on HBO's GIRLS Season 5 finale and on Season 2 and 3 of Comedy Central's Inside Amy Schumer. In 2017, he hosted a tech web series for Bloomberg called Conversations with Coders. He currently hosts the third year of a series he created called Wade on the Bench in Hoboken.

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A seasoned teacher of his craft, since 2010, Adam has been teaching a variety of 6-week Storytelling Classes at NYC's Magnet Theater.

He also conducts one-on-ones meet ups and workshops for businesses, universities, and other organizations.