2010 Tony Awards - Red Carpet

Memphis' rock 'n' roll pulled off an upset and Hollywood saw big wins across the board, with Scarlett Johansson and Denzel taking home awards. View our gallery of the night’s big moments.

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Scarlett Johansson

Scarlett Johansson, who glittered in a green Elie Saab dress and Harry Winston jewels, won for Best Featured Performance for an actress for her Broadway debut in A View From the Bridge. “Ever since I was a little girl I wanted to be on Broadway, and here I am,” she said as she accepted her award.

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Cate Blanchett

Cate Blanchett sparkled in a structural Giorgio Armani Privé silver organza suit with wide-leg trousers and Van Cleef & Arpels jewels. She presented the awards for Best Revival of a Play and Best Play.

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Katie Holmes

Kate Holmes wore a Giorgio Armani Privé strapless silk chiffon evening gown to present the award for Featured Actress in a Play.

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Viola Davis

Viola Davis, who won the award for Best Performance by a Leading Actress in a Play for her role in Fences, brightened up the show in a bright green halter dress.

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Naomi Watts and Liev Schreiber

Naomi Watts played it simple in a pale-colored RM by Roland Mouret dress and Fred Leighton jewels, while Liev Schreiber, who was nominated for his role in A View From the Bridge, wore a Jay Kos tuxedo.

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Denzel Washington

Denzel Washington picked up the award for Best Performance by a Leading Actor in a Play for his performance in Fences.

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Lea Michele

Lea Michele looked sunny in a bright yellow Zac Posen gown and Tiffany & Co. jewels, which she paired with bright red lips. She performed the Funny Girl hit "Don't Rain on My Parade" during the show.

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Jay-Z and Beyoncé

Jay-Z and Beyoncé, producers of and investors in Fela!, flew up from the Bonnaroo Music Festival in Tennessee in time for the awards. Beyoncé wore a purple draped dress and emerald drop earrings.

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Catherine Zeta Jones & Michael Douglas

A Little Night Music winner Catherine Zeta-Jones, with her husband Michael Douglas, looked chic in a figure-hugging Versace dress and drop earrings.

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Jada Pinkett Smith & Will Smith

Jada Pinkett Smith, who posed with her husband, Fela! producer Will Smith, wore a short crimson petal dress.

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Paula Abdul

Paula Abdul opted, by some strange coincidence, to wear a cream-colored dress by Tony Ward to the Tony Awards.

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Helen Mirren & Taylor Hackford

Helen Mirren, in an off-the-shoulder navy dress, posed for pictures from photographers—but none were quite as special as the photo snapped by her husband, director Taylor Hackford.

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Kerry Washington

Kerry Washington wore a Grecian-style ombre dress, which she paired with loose waves.

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Aretha Franklin

Aretha Franklin opted for bronze on the red carpet this year, pairing a beaded gown with a shrug and a large feathered wrap.

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Ricky Martin, Daniel Radcliffe, Antonio Banderas

Ricky Martin posed with Daniel Radcliffe and Antonio Banderas before the show.

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Sean Hayes

The night's host, Promises, Promises star Sean Hayes, shared a passionate kiss with Kristin Chenoweth in his opening act, called the awards the "The World Cup of Show Tunes," and offered a special shoutout to "any closeted right-wing Republicans watching the awards in secret."

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Green Day

Green Day's Mike Dirnt, Billie Joe Armstrong, and Tré Cool performed directly after the actors in the musical they inspired, American Idiot.

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Alfred Molina & Christopher Walken

Alfred Molina, nominated for Best Performance by a Leading Actor for Red, and Christopher Walken, who was nominated for A Behanding in Spokane, both lost out to Denzel Washington, who picked up the award for his performance in Fences.