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Scarlett Johansson Back on Broadway in 'Cat on a Hot Tin Roof'

Scarlett Johansson Back on Broadway in 'Cat on a Hot Tin Roof'

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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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