NICK CORDERO MEMORIAL TRIBUTE TO STREAM ON BROADWAY ON DEMAND – SEPT. 6
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE, PLEASE
WITH APPEARANCES BY
“A BRONX TALE,” “BULLETS OVER BROADWAY,”
“ROCK OF AGES,” “THE TOXIC AVENGER,” AND “WAITRESS”
TO STREAM EXCLUSIVELY ON
BROADWAY ON DEMAND
SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 6 at 7:00 PM ET
TO BENEFIT SAVE THE MUSIC FOUNDATION
New York, NY (August 25, 2020) – Broadway On Demand, the new theater-focused streaming platform, will exclusively stream a celebratory memorial tribute honoring Tony Award nominee Nick Cordero, who recently passed away from COVID-19 complications, Sunday, September 6 at 7:00 PM ET on BroadwayOnDemand.com.
This special tribute and celebration of Nick’s life and career on stage will feature appearances by former castmates from productions including A Bronx Tale, Bullets Over Broadway, The Toxic Avenger, Rock of Ages and Waitress. As Nick’s family and friends come together to celebrate his life, the tribute event will include photographs, videos, memories and commentary from those he grew up with, worked with, and shared his talent with, as well as special performances by those with whom he shared the stage.
The celebratory memorial tribute will be free of charge, with donations benefiting the Save The Music Foundation.
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NICK CORDERO was best known for his Broadway performances in A Bronx Tale, Bullets Over Broadway, Waitress, and Rock of Ages. Born on September 17, 1978 in Hamilton, Ontario, Nick’s professional acting career began with Tony n’ Tina’s Wedding in Toronto, which he followed with a few years performing on cruise ships. After moving to New York in 2007, he starred in The Toxic Avenger, first in New Jersey and then Off-Broadway. In 2012, Nick joined the Broadway cast of Rock of Ages, before landing his breakout role in 2014’s Bullets Over Broadway playing Cheech, a gangster with a fondness for theater and talent for tap, in the musical adaptation of Woody Allen’s 1994 film. The role earned him the Outer Critics Circle Award for Outstanding Featured Actor in a Musical and a Theater World Award, as well as a Tony Award nomination for Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Role in a Musical and a Drama Desk Award nomination for Outstanding Featured Actor in a Musical. In March 2016, he joined the Broadway production of Waitress, playing the role of Earl. Nick was also a member of the original company of the musical A Bronx Tale, which earned him a 2017 Drama Desk Award nomination for Outstanding Featured Actor in a Musical. His most recent performance was in the immersive production of Rock of Ages at the Bourbon Room in Hollywood, California. Nick’s television credits include “Queer as Folk,” “Lilyhammer,” “Blue Bloods,” and “Law & Order: SVU.” His film credits include Don Juan, A Stand Up Guy, Going in Style, Inside Game, and Mob Town. On September 3, 2017, Nick married Amanda Kloots. The two met while in Bullets Over Broadway together. They welcomed their son, Elvis, in 2019.
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BROADWAY ON DEMAND
Broadway On Demand is the principal industry led livestream platform housing performance and theatre education programming, and the preferred choice of top Broadway artists, producers, educators and professionals. In addition to a growing list of live-captured Broadway shows that can be viewed on demand, Broadway On Demand is partnering with individual artists, concert series, brick-and-mortar performance venues, and producing entities around the world to be able to continuously offer the widest array of archived and live streaming events, including everything from exclusive performances to backstage access to masterclasses, and much more. Thanks to a unique licensing interface, ShowShareä, approved middle school, high school, college, community and professional theatre productions utilize the platform to stream to their audiences.
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SAVE THE MUSIC FOUNDATION
Save The Music Foundation is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit that helps students, schools, and communities reach their full potential through the power of making music. Founded in 1997, Save The Music partners with school districts and raises funds to restore music programs in public schools. Since inception, we have donated over $58 million worth of new musical instruments and technology to over 2,159 schools in 276 school districts around the country–impacting the lives of countless students. Learn more about us and our efforts at http://www.savethemusic.org/.
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