With his impassioned delivery and heartfelt perspective, Adam Wade and his personal, yet universal stories, have earned him 20 StorySLAM victories at The Moth and made him one of the most popular storytellers in the country. You Ought to Know Adam Wade is an unforgettable series of stories spanning the life of a lovable underdog from New Hampshire, who with the support of his family and friends, overcomes countless obstacles to achieve his dream of making it as a performer/storyteller in New York City.
Growing up, New Hampshire native Adam Wade’s family believed he was special. SPECIAL. They were the only ones. Finding friends at summer camp, in Little League, and in high school marching band proved challenging. His romantic efforts in college, his bold move to New York City in pursuit of a showbiz career, and the odd jobs he pursued while trying to make it were all rife with unique (and often funny) complications. Throughout, Adam kept his head up and took a swing at every curveball life threw his way with the openness, honesty, and humor that make his storytelling shows unmissable. Despite the many difficult and sometimes humorous hurdles and heartbreaks, he persevered in making a name for himself. Adam survived in NYC by finding groups of caring, generous, and nurturing people. They believed in him and gave him faith in himself.
Hear all about Adam’s loves, fears, dreams, disappointments, and victories - just like you were sitting in the audience. You’ll laugh, cry, and cheer for the human spirit. And when you’re finished listening, you’ll want to tell your closest friends, “Hey, you ought to know Adam Wade!”