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Family & Friends Celebrate Nick Cordero's Life & Career — Glimpse at the Music-Filled Memorial

Olowokandi Fiyin
Sep 07, 2020
06:44 A.M.
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Friends and colleagues of the late Nick Cordero gathered for befitting Broadway performances in honor of his life and times. 


It's been a few months since the tragic death of Broadway icon, Nick Cordero, but his memories will linger on in the hearts of his family, friends and fellow stars. To etch his legacy, many stars including his Broadway pals came together for a virtual tribute.

The event was set on the 6th of September. It was star-studded with Cordero's colleagues from shows like "Bullets Over Broadway," "The Toxic Avenger," and "Rock of Ages," were in graceful attendance. The live-streamed tribute had them displaying special performance for the memorable event.

Late Actor Nick Cordero at the Build Series to discuss his starring role as Sonny in the Broadway show 'A Bronx Tale' at Build Studio on March 16, 2017 in New York | Photo: Getty Images


The show was slated as free to watch on Broadway on Demand. Donations are to go into the Save The Music Foundation for the protection of students and communities' access to music education.

[Nick's wife] Kloot made it known that "Bullets Over Broadway," was a movie project that changed her husband's life.


The award-winning Hollywood star lost his life after battling the novel coronavirus for some months. Cordero survived the illness but lost his life due to the after-effect of lung complications. 

Many of his pals took to the stage with unforgettable memories of the star and the impact he made. The Sunday event began with his wife, Amanda Kloot, sharing a soulful speech on what her spouse would have wanted his tribute to be like.


The mother-of-one addressed the star-studded virtual audience explaining how her late husband always told her that he was blessed, she also said

"We lived such a blessed life, so I want to thank you for joining me tonight in this celebration of his life…"

Kloot went on as she briefed fans on how to make the donations for charity. In the next hours that followed many TV stars took to the stage to share their heartfelt words. Behind the podium was a big screen that displayed a slide of pictures and videos of the actor's legacy. 


Kloot made it known that "Bullets Over Broadway," was a movie project that changed her husband's life. She explained that the "Waitress," star was about giving up on Broadway as he started taking classes on real estate. 

Cordero worked so hard to land a gig on the project, and his wife stood by him. She added that they met during "Bullets Over Broadway," fell in love and tied the knot years later.


Prior to the virtual tribute event, the fitness personnel took to her Instagram page, where *she shared a lovely snapshot of her, and the "Heavy is the Head," actor. The duo looked radiant as they shared a couples moment in the selfie.  

Kloot mentioned in her caption the fact that Cordero passed two months ago and how she has not been able to come to terms with the sad event. The 38-year-old shared how much she missed her pals while going on to encourage fans to attend the virtual ceremony. 


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