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Unto These Hills

788 Drama Road, Cherokee, NC 28719
+1 866-554-4557
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I enjoyed this outdoor drama very much and would love to go back and see it again. Great history on... read more

Reviewed 17 November 2017
Theresa B
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Unto These Hills

Wonderful place to visit. We catch their show at least twice a year. It is a drama about Indians... read more

Reviewed 6 October 2017
Brenda T
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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” (68 reviews)
“pre show” (33 reviews)
“trail of tears” (86 reviews)
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Hours Today: 9:00 am - 10:30 am
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
788 Drama Road, Cherokee, NC 28719
+1 866-554-4557
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Reviewed 17 November 2017 via mobile

I enjoyed this outdoor drama very much and would love to go back and see it again. Great history on the lives of the Cherokee people.

Thank Theresa B
Reviewed 6 October 2017

Wonderful place to visit. We catch their show at least twice a year. It is a drama about Indians and the past. It has some indian arts and crafts.

1  Thank Brenda T
Reviewed 30 August 2017

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.

1  Thank Kenny T
Reviewed 29 August 2017

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

1  Thank funreviewing
Reviewed 27 August 2017

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 26 August 2017 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 25 August 2017

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

1  Thank Ausrine B
Reviewed 22 August 2017

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 20 August 2017 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 19 August 2017

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

3  Thank travelbychoice
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Donna W
16 August 2017|
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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
9 August 2017|
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Response from Kate M | Reviewed this property |
We only took pickures with our phone but don't remember any no camera signs
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