Tony Awards 2014: Red Carpet Recap With The Best And Worst Dressed [PHOTOS]

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Tony Awards 2014 Actress Emmy Rossum arrives for the American Theatre Wing's 68th annual Tony Awards at Radio City Music Hall in New York, June 8, 2014.

Celebrities shined brighter than the lights of Broadway Sunday night during the arrivals portion of the Tony Awards, bringing a whole lot of glitz to “The Great White Way.”

The biggest red carpet trend of the night at Radio City Music Hall in New York City was gilded glamour, with Emmy Rossum and Jennifer Hudson leading the pack. Rossum’s metallic moment took the form of a Ralph Lauren gown from the Pre-Fall collection which she paired with silver Ralph Lauren accessories. Hudson showed off her svelte figure in a slinky silver sequin gown by Kaufmanfranco.

Tony Awards 2014 Jennifer Hudson performs a song from "Finding Neverland" during the American Theatre Wing's 68th annual Tony Awards at Radio City Music Hall in New York, June 8, 2014.

Other stars who put on the glitz for the big night included Tina Fey -- who also flaunted her figure in a curve-hugging mermaid gown by Oscar de la Renta with silver embellishments. Anna Gunn went with the gilded trend, donning a gold floral dress by Jenny Packham.

“When I saw this dress, it took my breath away,” Gunn told The Hollywood Reporter.

Tony Awards 2014 Actress Tina Fey presents during the American Theatre Wing's 68th annual Tony Awards at Radio City Music Hall in New York, June 8, 2014.

Tony Awards 2014 Actress Anna Gunn arrives for the American Theatre Wing's 68th annual Tony Awards at Radio City Music Hall in New York, June 8, 2014.

Metallic looks were a favorite for all ages. Gladys Knight and Patti Labelle, both 70, each chose to add some sparkle. Knight dazzled in a gold blazer over a white sheath dress and Labelle looked regal in a pantsuit and embellished empress coat designed by Zang Toi.

Tony Awards 2014 Singer Gladys Knight arrives for the American Theatre Wing's 68th annual Tony Awards at Radio City Music Hall in New York, June 8, 2014.

Tony Awards 2014 Singer Patti Labelle arrives for the American Theatre Wing's 68th annual Tony Awards at Radio City Music Hall in New York, June 8, 2014.

The gilded trend did not work for everyone on the red carpet, though. Actress Kate Mara wore an overly embellished Dolce & Gabbana shift dress with extreme padded shoulders that made her look like a shiny football player ready to hit the field.

Tony Awards 2014 Actress Kate Mara arrives for the American Theatre Wing's 68th annual Tony Awards at Radio City Music Hall in New York, June 8, 2014.

Some ladies turned heads without the flash, like Idina Menzel, Krystal Joy Brown and Vera Farmiga. Menzel showed off her assets in a low-cut mermaid-style gown by Zac Posen, Farmiga in a long-sleeved Stella McCartney dress and Brown in a white V-neck Maggie Norris Couture gown with tiny lips embellishments. Newlywed Leighton Meester made her first appearance post-wedding wearing a bridal white Antonio Berardi dress.

Tony Awards 2014 Actress Idina Menzel arrives for the American Theatre Wing's 68th annual Tony Awards at Radio City Music Hall in New York, June 8, 2014.

Tony Awards 2014 Actress Vera Farmiga arrives for the American Theatre Wing's 68th annual Tony Awards at Radio City Music Hall in New York, June 8, 2014.

Tony Awards 2014 Actress Krystal Joy Brown arrives for the American Theatre Wing's 68th annual Tony Awards at Radio City Music Hall in New York, June 8, 2014.

Tony Awards 2014 Actress Leighton Meester arrives for the American Theatre Wing's 68th annual Tony Awards at Radio City Music Hall in New York, June 8, 2014.

Though patterns were not a major trend of the night, winner Audra McDonald wore the perfect springtime white and orange Escada dress and Anika Noni Rose was fierce in an animal print dress by Badgley Mischka.

Tony Awards 2014 Actress Audra McDonald poses backstage with her best performance by an Actress in a Leading Role of a Play for "Lady Day at Emerson's Bar & Grill" during the American Theatre Wing's 68th annual Tony Awards at Radio City Music Hall in New York, June 8, 2014.

Tony Awards 2014 Actress Anika Noni Rose arrives for the American Theatre Wing's 68th annual Tony Awards at Radio City Music Hall in New York, June 8, 2014.

The men of the Tony Awards looked polished in different variations of the black tuxedo, like Neil Patrick Harris and David Burtka in matching tuxedos, host Hugh Jackman, Best Actor winner Bryan Cranston in a polka-dot bowtie, Zachary Quinto, Ethan Hawke and Matt Bomer. Orlando Bloom also looked suave, but chose navy blue instead of the typical black fare. 

Tony Awards 2014 Actor Neil Patrick Harris and his partner David Burtka arrive for the American Theatre Wing's 68th annual Tony Awards at Radio City Music Hall in New York, June 8, 2014.

Tony Awards 2014 Show host Hugh Jackman performs during the American Theatre Wing's 68th annual Tony Awards at Radio City Music Hall in New York, June 8, 2014.

Tony Awards 2014 ctor Bryan Cranston poses backstage with his Tony Award for best performance by an actor in a leading role in a play for "All the Way" at the American Theatre Wing's 68th annual Tony Awards at Radio City Music Hall in New York, June 8, 2014.

Tony Awards 2014 Actor Zachary Quinto arrives for the American Theatre Wing's 68th annual Tony Awards at Radio City Music Hall in New York, June 8, 2014.

Tony Awards 2014 Actor Matt Bomer arrives for the American Theatre Wing's 68th annual Tony Awards at Radio City Music Hall in New York, June 8, 2014.

Tony Awards 2014 Actor Orlando Bloom arrives for the American Theatre Wing's 68th annual Tony Awards at Radio City Music Hall in New York, June 8, 2014

Lucy Liu also channeled menswear with a very feminine tuxedo-inspired ball gown by Vivienne Westwood, with white lapels on her chest forming a plunging V-neck line.

Tony Awards 2014 Actress Lucy Liu arrives for the American Theatre Wing's 68th annual Tony Awards at Radio City Music Hall in New York, June 8, 2014.

Of course, no red carpet could be complete without a few offenders. The Tony Awards this year only found two people guilty of fashion felonies, both in shades of orange. Adriane Lenox wore a neon orange coat dress left open to expose white short shorts and a hat even crazier than Pharrell’s infamous Grammy hat. And Fran Drescher was no “Cinderella” in her sherbet orange gown constructed completely of tulle.

If this orange is the new black, let’s go back to black. Please.

Tony Awards 2014 Actress Adriane Lenox arrives for the American Theatre Wing's 68th annual Tony Awards at Radio City Music Hall in New York, June 8, 2014.

Tony Awards 2014 Actress Fran Drescher arrives for the American Theatre Wing's 68th annual Tony Awards at Radio City Music Hall in New York, June 8, 2014.

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