Also on hand will be Ted Chapin, chairman of the American Theatre Wing; Heather Hitchens, executive director of the American Theatre Wing; Nick Scandalios, chairman of The Broadway League; and Charlotte St. Martin, executive director of The Broadway League.
Playbill.com will post the nominations shortly after the live announcement.
The Tony Awards, celebrating excellence in Broadway theatre in the 2011-12 season, will be broadcast in a live three-hour ceremony from the Beacon Theatre on the CBS television network June 10. Emmy winner Neil Patrick Harris will again host.
Chenoweth won the Tony for her performance as Sally in You're a Good Man, Charlie Brown. She is the star of TV's "GCB." Read more about Kristin Chenoweth in the Playbill Vault.
Parsons, the star of TV's "Big Bang Theory," is in rehearsal for a Broadway revival of Harvey. Read more about Jim Parsons in the Playbill Vault. For more information on the Tony Awards, visit TonyAwards.com.
The American Theatre Wing's Tony Awards are presented by The Broadway League and the American Theatre Wing.