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Address: 788 Drama Road, Cherokee, NC 28719
Phone Number: +1 866-554-4557
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Mon - Sat 6:30 pm - 11:00 pm
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Under the glow of summer stars, the Cherokee story comes to life. Performed...

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.

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Great show

I have seen the show 4 or 5 times, first time I was 13 years old. The show has changed over the years, and I think improved.

5 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
Alexandra F
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Las Cruces, New Mexico, United States
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Las Cruces, New Mexico, United States
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I have seen the show 4 or 5 times, first time I was 13 years old. The show has changed over the years, and I think improved.

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Thank Alexandra F
North Carolina
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2015

The original script by Dr. Kermit Hunter, which is no longer performed, was much better than the current script. The performance was a complete disappointment.

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Thank John C
Cherokee, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2015

Don't miss the show if you're in the area. The preshow is also great, so arrive before 7:30pm to get seated. Steep steps that can be tricky for little ones, but comfortable seats and foot rests for us "short legged" people. Mike Crowe portrays Tsali with the heart and authenticity you won't see everyday. Worth every penny!

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Frederick
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2015 via mobile

From what I understand the are not as many people going to this anymore. They do not know what they are missing. The prelude was a demonstration of dances and the play itself is the history of the Cherokee people.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2015 via mobile

We did not go this year, but the show is so enlightening. A must for history buffs. Well staged in a totally outdoor setting. Would go again next year if we get here in late summer.

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Hungry Horse, Montana
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2015

getting from hotel to Unto These Hills was not very well directed need more street or highway signs directing

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2015

My parents took me to see Unto These Hills as a child and I remembered it vividly. I refreshed those memories as an adult many years ago . Now I have recently taken my bride and young daughter to see it. Just as the story left a strong impression on me in my youth my daughter was captivated and, when... More 

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Evans, Georgia
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2015

I used to go to this play every time I was in the Smoky's. I was very disappointed this year. The play has changed. It is no longer the "Pageant" it once was. It has been cheapened. The announcer's voice, which was so majestic is gone. The wedding pageant is gone. Costuming has been cheapened. The white house scene is... More 

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2 Thank Marvin S
Charlotte, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2015

A truly great experience easy to find and impressive for all ages. A place I would visit over and over again

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Rock Hill, SC
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2015

We enjoyed the depiction of the history of the Cherokee Nation. I had not realize it would be as comprehensive an overview as it was, and had expected fewer but more dramatic scenes. However, the message come through loud and clear of the mistreatment meted out due to the GREED of European Americans - and that was a very fair... More 

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