“Unto These Hills” Outdoor Drama | Cherokee, NC

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It’s time. For a triumphant return of  “Unto These Hills.”

Don't miss the renowned drama, Unto These Hills.

Over six million people have loved the heart-wrenching action and soaring triumph of Unto These Hills since its debut on July 1, 1950. The outdoor drama tells the triumphant story of the formation of the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians from first contact with Europeans through the years following the infamous Trail of Tears. 

Bring a blanket and an appetite for for heart-pounding drama.

Unto These Hills is performed under the stars at Mountainside Theatre each summer. As you enjoy the fresh air in our 2100 seat amphitheater, it's easy to get lost in the Cherokee story of struggling and uplifting triumph. Experience the power of Cherokee performing arts in a live production certain to move you. 

Mountainside Theatre
688 Drama Road, Cherokee, NC

May 25, 2024 through August 17, 2024
Monday through Saturday 

Gates open at 7pm
A pre-show musical performance starts at 7:30pm
The main show starts at 8pm
The show runs approximately 2 hours

Adult tickets start at $35
Child tickets start at $25
Children 5 and under are free

Be sure to check out our package deals to bundle and save
Discounts are available for groups of 15 or more

Purchase tickets here. 

Visit CherokeeHistorical.org or call 828-497-2111 for more info and to book

For group sales, call 828-497-2111 x205 or email groupsandtouring@cherokeeadventure.com 

Please note, there are gunshots, flashing lights, and loud noises during the performance. 

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