Tony Awards 2012: Jessica Chastain, Jim Parsons among presenters

US actress Jessica Chastain arrives for the screening of "Lawless" presented in competition at the 65th Cannes film festival on May 19, 2012 in Cannes. AFP PHOTO / ALBERTO PIZZOLI (Photo credit should read ALBERTO PIZZOLI/AFP/GettyImages) ALBERTO PIZZOLI

Jessica Chastain arrives for the screening of "Lawless" at the 65th Cannes Film Festival on May 19, 2012, in Cannes, France.
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(CBS News) Jessica Chastain and Jim Parsons have been added to the list of presenters for this year's Tony Awards, celebrating the best of Broadway.

Chastain, an Oscar nominee for her role in "The Help," will make her Broadway debut this fall in "The Heiress." Parsons currently stars in the play "Harvey" and made his Broadway debut in "The Normal Heart."

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Tyler Perry, Nick Jonas, Amanda Seyfried, Paul Rudd, Ellen Barkin, Angela Lansbury, Bernadette Peters, Candice Bergen, Christopher Plummer, James Marsden, Mandy Patinkin and Sheryl Crow will also present during the ceremony, it was announced Friday.

"South Park" creators Trey Parker and Matt Stone - who won Tony Awards last year for their hit musical "The Book of Mormon" - will also make appearances.

The 66th annual Tony Awards will be broadcast live on CBS from New York's Beacon Theatre on June 10 at 8 p.m. EDT. Neil Patrick Harris is returning as host.

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