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Unto these Hills

Since its debut on July 1, 1950, “Unto These Hills” has entertained over six million people, telling the Cherokees’ rich story from 1780 to the twenty-first century.

The show portrays the unique story of the Cherokee from a historical perspective. The play traces the Cherokee people through the ages, from the zenith of their power through the heartbreak of the Trail of Tears. It ends in the present day, where the Cherokee people continue to rewrite their place in the world.

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Get Directions 688 Drama Road
Cherokee, NC 28719
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“Unto These Hills” is performed at the Cherokee Mountainside Theatre, located at 688 Drama Road. Free parking for “Unto These Hills” ticket holders.

The 2021 season runs from May 29 to August 14.

The show starts at 8:00 p.m. nightly. The theatre is closed on Sundays.

“Unto These Hills” General Admission Prices:

Adults: $25.00
Children 612: $15.00
Children 5under: FREE

“Unto These Hills” Reserved Ticket Prices 
Adults: $28.00
Children 6–12: $18.00
Children 5under: FREE

VIP Ticket Prices
All ages: $52.00

Rain Insurance is $3.00 per ticket. Call the box office to get rain insurance with your ticket order up to the day before the show.

Purchase your tickets now.

Cherokee Mountainside Theatre Group Prices:
Discounts are available for groups of 15 or more. Custom itineraries can be made to include other cultural attractions and/or events. Groups are encouraged to make advance reservations and must pay in full at least two weeks prior to date of arrival. Cancellations must be made two weeks in advance to receive a refund.

For any questions on group information please call 828.497.2111 ext. 215 or 866.554.4557 or contact us via email to

Other ways to purchase tickets: To purchase tickets by phone, call toll free 866.554.4557. Tickets are also available at the Cherokee Historical Association Box Office at 564 Tsali Blvd., across the street from the Museum of the Cherokee Indian (off Highway 441N), from 9:00 a.m.–4:00 p.m., and at the Mountainside Theatre (during summer season; located at 688 Drama Road) from 4:00 p.m. until showtime. Paid reservations are held for late arrival. All tickets are held at the box office (cash, Visa, and MasterCard are accepted). We do not accept personal checks at any of our box office locations.

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