Broadway suffered a great loss when Canadian actor Nick Cordero passed away July 5 2020 after he was diagnosed with COVID-19 in March. His fellow cast members of Brooklynite recently got together to pay tribute to the actor.
Cordero was a remarkable actor who earned a Tony nomination for his role as Cheech in the 2014 Broadway musical Bullets Over Broadway. In 2016 he was part of the Waitress cast, playing the husband Earl of main character Jenna. From 2016 to 2018 he played Sonny in A Bronx Tale. He also appeared on a number of TV shows, including Law & Order: Special Victims Unit and Blue Bloods. Cordero is survived by his wife Amanda Kloots and their one year old son, Elvis.
As reported on Broadway.com, the cast of the 2015 production of Brooklynite, a superhero musical that celebrated a successful run off-Broadway, reunited for a virtual performance to pay a special tribute to their fellow cast member.
Nicolette Robinson, Matt Doyle, Alex Boniello, Andrew Call, Gerard Canonico, Max Chernin, Manik Choksi, Carla Duren, Ann Harada, John-Michael Lyles, Grace McLean, Tom Alan Robbins and Remy Zaken come together for a powerful and touching virtual performance of “Rescue Waltz” for their friend Nick.
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