Associated Press
| December 21, 2012

Scarlett Johansson is known primarily for her big-screen roles in "The Avengers," and "Lost in Translation," but the 28-year-old actress can certainly leave a lasting impression on the stage, too.

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Johansson is starring in the Broadway revival of Tennessee Williams' "Cat on a Hot Tin Roof" as frantic and sensuous heroine Maggie. And although the play hasn't officially opened, theatergoers can still get a taste of the Tony-winning actress' performance during early previews. (Johansson previously starred in the Broadway production of Arthur Miller's "A View From the Bridge," for which she won the 2010 award for Best Featured Actress in a Play.)

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Met Costume Institute Benefit

Scarlett Johansson arrives at the Metropolitan Museum of Art Costume Institute Benefit celebrating the opening of "Schiaparelli and Prada: Impossible Conversations" in New York on May 7, 2012.

83rd Academy Awards

Scarlett Johansson, a presenter at the 83rd Academy Awards, arrives at the ceremony in Hollywood on February 27, 2011.

'Iron Man 2' Photocall

Johansson poses during a photocall for the movie "Iron Man 2" in Los Angeles on April 23, 2010.

San Diego Comic Con

Johansson leaves the stage following a question and answer session for "Iron Man 2" at the annual Comic Con in San Diego on July 24, 2009.

'He's Just Not That Into You' Premiere

Cast member Scarlett Johansson poses at the premiere of "He's Just Not That Into You" at the Grauman's Chinese Theatre in Hollywood on February 2, 2009.

58th Berlinale International Film Festival

Actress Scarlett Johansson promotes "The other Boleyn Girl" during the 58th Berlinale International Film Festival in Berlin on February 15, 2008.

49th Annual Grammy Awards

Johansson arrives at the 49th Annual Grammy Awards in Los Angeles on February 11, 2007.

Venice Film Festival

Scarlett Johansson arrives at the Cinema Palace in Venice on August 30, 2006. The Venice Film Festival held the world premiere of "The Black Dahlia," a sepia-tinted throwback to 1940s Hollywood starring the actress.

58th Cannes Film Festival

Johansson poses during red carpet arrivals for a screening of the Woody Allen film "Match Point" at 58th Cannes Film Festival on May 12, 2005.

Met Costume Institute Gala

Johansson arrives at the Metropolitan Museum of Art's Costume Institute Gala for the "Dangerous Liaisons: Fashion and Furniture" exhibit on April 26, 2004.