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Unto These Hills

788 Drama Road, Cherokee, NC 28719
+1 866-554-4557
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This is a Must See

Very good story. Great actors and actresses. Hi stupor you lesson of how badly we treated the... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Kenny T
Shepherdsville, Kentucky
Must see if you are in Cherokee

An entertaining telling of some of the history of the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians including... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Asheville, North Carolina
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Under the glow of summer stars, the Cherokee story comes to life. Performed in our 2,000 seat outdoor amphitheater, Unto These Hills is the family show too large for any screen.
  • Excellent63%
  • Very good22%
  • Average8%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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“outdoor drama” (67 reviews)
“pre show” (33 reviews)
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Hours Today: 09:00 - 10:30
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
788 Drama Road, Cherokee, NC 28719
+1 866-554-4557
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very good story. Great actors and actresses. Hi stupor you lesson of how badly we treated the Cherokee people. Really neat outdoor theater. Well worth the price.

Thank Kenny T
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

An entertaining telling of some of the history of the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians including the Trail of Tears. it is well worth the time and low ticket price. Best option is to go on weekdays as weekends tend to be very busy but...More

Thank funreviewing
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I have finally gotten to see this after many years. I was pleased with the seating. It was easy to see and hear the performance. The theater is kept very clean. The performance was well done and very informative overview of the history of the...More

Thank Travelin_T-Man
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Over my lifetime, I have seen this show 3 times, the first time as a kid. It is a cultural dramatization of the story of the Cherokee, their challenges as a people, theft of their land, and their removal to Oklahoma on the Trail of...More

Thank donnaarnp
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I wanted to see “Onto These Hills” for many years and we finally did it. Apparently this year (2017) they have also brought back the original Kermit Hunter version of “Onto These Hills” updated for cultural sensitivity and extra stage drama (that’s from the booklet)....More

Thank Ausrine B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I have had the privilege of seeing many outdoor dramas and would rate this one as one of the best. Even though I saw this during the last week of the season, the actors gave a very spirited and believable performance. I would recommend visiting...More

Thank Sue S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Set in an outdoor amphitheater with comfortable seating and told as the sun sets, the historical narrative of the struggles of the Cherokee to survive is told by actors young and mature of all races. This is not the stuff of broadway. It's the stuff...More

Thank Cowboybuckaroo
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Husband saw the play as a kid but I had never seen it. We attended on a weeknight in August. Thank goodness there was no rain!!!. FIRST: WEAR GOOD SHOES!!! I saw this because I wore "cute shoes" and had to walk from the parking...More

1  Thank travelbychoice
Reviewed 11 August 2017

An important part of Native American History of the Cherokee people brought to life! I loved it and feel this makes learning about things fun for all ages. The drama was well preformed and seemed to keep all the crowd interested. It is a little...More

Thank Kirkland08
Reviewed 11 August 2017 via mobile

Really enjoyed play, "Unto These Hills". First rate. Outdoor venue was lovely with seating comfortable and all views great. The only complaint would be the loudness of voices in the play.

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Response from Robert G | Reviewed this property |
I estimate that it was a little more than. 2 hours including an intermission. Also anyone under about 5'6"" should accept one of the footstools they offer as you enter the theater. Shorter people's feet will not reach the... More
Amanda D
8 August 2017|
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We only took pickures with our phone but don't remember any no camera signs
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