After feeling traumatized by Amanda Seyfried’s look on the red carpet at the 2012 Tony Awards, held at the Beacon Theatre in New York City last night, Bernadette Peters injected some much needed glamour to this event.

The actress wore a Donna Karan purple strapless gown, which appeared to be inspired by Look 41 from the Spring 2012 collection.

Her mermaid gown with a tiered hemline and folded detail on the bodice was styled with her signature red ringlets in an updo with tendrils framing her face, David Webb jewels plus a gold box clutch.

Now this is what the Tony Awards is all about.

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