The 7th Annual Goldstar National Nutcracker Award Goes to...

The Hot Chocolate Nutcracker: Debbie Allen's Modern Spin on the Holiday Classic
at Royce Hall at UCLA (Los Angeles, CA)

Each year, we look forward to giving Goldstar members the opportunity to select their favorite Nutcracker production from across the country,” says Goldstar CEO Jim McCarthy. “Now, the members have spoken and declared the best-loved production in 2013 is Debbie Allen Dance Academy – The Hot Chocolate Nutcracker. We’d like to congratulate the entire cast and crew for their award-winning performance.

Nominees

4.6 by 25 members
A Bur-Less-Q Nutcracker: A Burlesque Holiday Favorite
Stone Cottage Theatre (Addison, TX)
4.4 by 21 members
4.6 by 93 members
America's No. 1 Nutcracker From The Joffrey Ballet
Auditorium Theatre (Chicago, IL)
4.2 by 47 members
4.7 by 12 members
Not yet rated
4.4 by 87 members
California Ballet's The Nutcracker, With Full Orchestra
San Diego Civic Theatre (San Diego, CA)
4.7 by 3 members
4.4 by 44 members
4.6 by 5 members
Dances Patrelle's The Yorkville Nutcracker, Set in Old New York
The Kaye Playhouse at Hunter College (New York, NY)
4.0 by 5 members
David Allan's Nutcracker: Holiday Favorite From BRAVA
Landis Performing Arts Center (Riverside, CA)
3.5 by 13 members
4.8 by 11 members
George Balanchine's The Nutcracker From New York City Ballet
David H. Koch Theater at Lincoln Center (New York, NY)
Not yet rated
3.9 by 19 members
George Balanchine's The Nutcracker: Miami City Ballet's Broadway-Style Spectacular
Adrienne Arsht Center - Ziff Ballet Opera House (Miami, FL)
4.5 by 13 members
George Balanchine's The Nutcracker: Miami City Ballet's Broadway-Style Spectacular
Kravis Center for the Performing Arts (West Palm Beach, FL)
4.6 by 24 members
George Balanchine's The Nutcracker: Miami City Ballet's Broadway-Style Spectacular
Broward Center for the Performing Arts (Fort Lauderdale, FL)
4.5 by 21 members
2.0 by 1 member
Holiday Classic The Nutcracker by LaGuardia Performing Arts Center
LaGuardia Performing Arts Center (Long Island City, NY)
4.2 by 61 members
Holiday Classic The Nutcracker by Marat Daukayev Ballet Theatre
Luckman Fine Arts Complex, Cal State LA (Los Angeles, CA)
4.4 by 21 members
Holiday Favorite The Nutcracker From City Ballet
Spreckels Theatre (San Diego, CA)
4.8 by 8 members
4.5 by 97 members
Long Beach Ballet's The Nutcracker With Full Symphony Orchestra
Long Beach Performing Arts Center, Terrace Theater (Long Beach, CA)
2.5 by 2 members
4.1 by 37 members
Moscow Ballet's Great Russian Nutcracker
George Mason University's Center for the Arts (Fairfax, VA)
4.7 by 20 members
Moscow Ballet's Great Russian Nutcracker
Hippodrome Theatre (Baltimore, MD)
3.2 by 82 members
Moscow Ballet's Great Russian Nutcracker
The Wiltern (Los Angeles, CA)
3.9 by 10 members
Moscow Ballet's Great Russian Nutcracker
Comerica Theatre (Phoenix, AZ)
3.6 by 52 members
Moscow Ballet's Great Russian Nutcracker
Hammerstein Ballroom (New York, NY)
4.1 by 19 members
4.0 by 28 members
Moscow Ballet's Great Russian Nutcracker Comes to San Diego
Jacobs Music Center -- Copley Symphony Hall (San Diego, CA)
Not yet rated
NYC Ballet Principals Star in VSDC's The Nutcracker
St. George Theatre (Staten Island, NY)
4.0 by 2 members
Oakland Ballet's The Nutcracker by Graham Lustig
The Paramount Theatre (Oakland, CA)
4.1 by 19 members
Olney Ballet Theatre Brings The Nutcracker to Life
Olney Theatre Center - Historic Stage (Olney, MD)
Not yet rated
Olympic Ballet Theatre's The Nutcracker
Everett Performing Arts Center (Everett, WA)
4.2 by 9 members
Olympic Ballet Theatre's The Nutcracker
Edmonds Center for the Arts (Edmonds, WA)
4.5 by 20 members
Oregon Ballet Theatre Dances The Nutcracker
Keller Auditorium (Portland, OR)
4.5 by 2 members
4.4 by 10 members
San Diego Academy of Ballet's The Nutcracker: A Holiday Treat
California Center for the Arts, Concert Hall (Escondido, CA)
4.6 by 80 members
San Francisco Ballet's Nutcracker, Set in the City by the Bay
War Memorial Opera House (San Francisco, CA)
4.8 by 4 members
San Jose Youth Ballet in The Nutcracker
Mexican Heritage Plaza (San Jose, CA)
4.0 by 24 members
South Bay Ballet's The Nutcracker -- The Holiday Favorite
El Camino College Center for the Arts--Marsee Auditorium (Torrance, CA)
5.0 by 6 members
Sunrise Ballet's 25th Annual Nutcracker
Servite Theatre (Anaheim, CA)
4.1 by 12 members
4.8 by 28 members
5.0 by 1 member
The Nutcracker Ballet: A Beloved Holiday Tradition
Coral Springs Center for the Arts (Coral Springs, FL)
4.9 by 13 members
The Nutcracker Ballet: Special Goldstar Pre-Sale
The School for Creative and Performing Arts' Corbett Theatre (Cincinnati, OH)
4.7 by 3 members
4.0 by 3 members
The Nutcracker Comes to Life Via The Woodlands Ballet Ensemble
The Woodlands College Park High School (The Woodlands, TX)
5.0 by 1 member
4.7 by 43 members
The Nutcracker Comes to Life on Stage Via Gelsey Kirkland Academy
Michael Schimmel Center for the Arts- Pace University (New York, NY)
4.2 by 9 members
The Nutcracker Comes to Life on Stage Via San Francisco Youth Ballet
Mercy High School Theater (San Francisco, CA)
4.5 by 2 members
The Nutcracker From Boulder Ballet and Boulder Philharmonic
Macky Auditorium Concert Hall (Boulder, CO)
Not yet rated
The Nutcracker From International Ballet Academy
Abigail Adams Middle School Auditorium (Weymouth, MA)
3.3 by 4 members
The Nutcracker From Rockville Civic Ballet
F. Scott Fitzgerald Theatre (Rockville, MD)
5.0 by 1 member
The Nutcracker From Salt Creek Ballet
North Shore Center, Center Theatre (Skokie, IL)
4.0 by 4 members
The Nutcracker Suite by Phoenix Youth Ballet Theatre & Arizona Dance Artistry
Cactus Shadows Fine Arts Center - Main Stage (Scottsdale, AZ)
3.6 by 24 members
The Nutcracker With a Modern Twist, From Cornerstone Studio
Bellevue Performing Arts Center (Bellevue, WA)
3.8 by 4 members
The Nutcracker With the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra
Modell Performing Arts Center at The Lyric (Baltimore, MD)
4.5 by 6 members
The Nutcracker and the Mouse King From The Baltimore Shakespeare Factory
The Baltimore Shakespeare Factory (Baltimore, MD)
3.6 by 5 members
The Nutcracker: A Unique Presentation of the Beloved Ballet
Old Town Temecula Community Theater (Temecula, CA)
4.0 by 1 member
The Nutcracker: An All-New Production From The Georgia Ballet
Jennie T. Anderson Theatre - Cobb Civic Center (Marietta, GA)
4.6 by 8 members
The Nutcracker: Holiday Classic From Coast City Ballet
Huntington Beach Historical Theater (Huntington Beach, CA)
4.6 by 7 members
The Nutcracker: Holiday Classic From Dance Conservatory Performance Project
Peter Jay Sharp Theater, Symphony Space (New York City, NY)
5.0 by 1 member
The Nutcracker: Holiday Classic From Illinois Youth Dance Theatre
Lake Zurich Performing Arts Center (Lake Zurich, IL)
4.2 by 5 members
The Nutcracker: Holiday Classic From West Coast Ballet
California Center for the Arts, Concert Hall (Escondido, CA)
Not yet rated
The Nutcracker: Holiday Fave From Ballet Theatre Midwest
Walter C. Deye S. J. Performance Center (Cincinnati, OH)
4.6 by 20 members
4.7 by 15 members
Not yet rated
4.4 by 14 members
The Nutcracker: The Anaheim Ballet's Annual Holiday Treat
City National Grove of Anaheim (Anaheim, CA)
4.3 by 3 members
The Nutcracker: The Holiday Family Classic From Moscow Classical Ballet
Lehman Center for the Performing Arts-CUNY (Bronx, NY)
4.7 by 50 members
The Nutcracker: The House Theatre's Magical Adaptation
Chopin Theatre Mainstage (Chicago, IL)
4.6 by 23 members
The Nutcracker: Tustin Dance's 10th Annual Production
Nechita Center for the Performing Arts (Orange, CA)
3.7 by 18 members
The Nutcracker: Virginia Ballet Presents Its Annual Holiday Treat
Ernst Cultural Center Auditorium (Annandale, VA)
Not yet rated
The Nutcracker: With Live Narration -- Schaumburg Dance Ensemble
Prairie Center for the Arts (Schaumburg, IL)
4.3 by 14 members
The Terracotta Prince: A Nutcracker With Dazzling Chinese Acrobatics
Flint Center for Performing Arts (Cupertino, CA)
4.4 by 9 members
3.0 by 1 member
Urban Nutcracker: Traditions & Talents Merge in Multicultural Celebration
Back Bay Events Center - John Hancock Hall (Boston, MA)
4.4 by 48 members