2010 Tony Awards: Eddie Redmayne and Scarlett Johansson Win First Acting Kudos


2010 Tony Awards: Eddie Redmayne and Scarlett Johansson Win First Acting Kudos
Beside the two who get the prizes for their featuring roles in musicals, Levi Kreis and Katie Finneran are also named winners for featured stars in plays.


Eddie Redmayne and Scarlett Johansson have collected the first two acting prizes at 2010 Tony Awards which has taken place on Sunday, June 13. The Brit actor is awarded with Best Performance by a Featured Actor in a Play for his role in John Logan's "Red", while the 25-year-old beauty wins Best Performance by a Featured Actress in a Play for her acting in "A View from the Bridge".

"The arts matter ... and I've never felt that more keenly in this extraordinary city," says Redmayne who made his professional stage debut for Shakespeare's Globe Theatre in "Twelfth Night" in 2002. Scarlett, who gets the honor for her debut performances in Broadway, also takes the stage to deliver her acceptance speech, stating "Ever since I was a little girl I wanted to be on Broadway, and here I am."

Later, Levi Kreis and Katie Finneran join the list of stars who win at the awards show. Kreis grabs a kudo for her featuring role "Million Dollar Quartet", while Finneran is named best featured actress for her performance in "Promises, Promises".

The 64th Tony Awards is currently held at Radio City Music Hall and aired live by CBS. Sean Hayes who is nominated in Best Performance by a Leading Actor in a Musical category is serving as a host. More winners are going to be unveiled soon.

2010 Tony Awards : Red Carpet Arrivals | Winners List

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