Kristin Chenoweth, the Tony Award-winning star of ABC-TV’s GCB and Emmy winner Jim Parsons (Broadway-bound in a revival of Harvey) will co-host the announcement of the 2012 Tony nominations on Tuesday, May 1. The event will be broadcast live at 8:30 AM by NY 1 from the New York Public Library for the Performing Arts.

Chenoweth is a Tony winner for You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown and received an additional Tony nomination forWicked. She most recently appeared on Broadway in the 2010 revival ofPromises, Promises.

Parsons, an Emmy and Golden Globe Award winner for The Big Bang Theory, made his Broadway debut last season in The Normal Heart. He is set to begin previews on May 18 in Roundabout Theatre Company’s production of Harvey.

The 66th annual Tony ceremony, presented by the Broadway League and American Theatre Wing, will be held on June 10 at the Beacon Theatre, hosted by Neil Patrick Harris and telecast live by CBS-TV.

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