Tony-nominated stars “Bullets Over Broadway,” “Toxic Avenger” and “Waitress” were honored at a special Memorial Tribute streamed on Broadway on Demand. It aired as stages, where Cordeiro had built his reputation as an artist, sitting dark and empty, with seemingly endless potential. Broadway has been closed since March when COVID-19 began to spread throughout New York City, and it’s unclear when theaters could reopen. The spiritual center of Kordo’s work life may have closed, but for two hours, at least, members of the Shobiz community gathered to celebrate Cordeiro’s life, accompanied by musical songs and cut personal memories of a glorious career Of.
“, Nick wants this memorial as a celebration – something that makes people smile, that makes people sing, that makes people remember their lives in a beautiful way,” Chordo’s wife Amanda Clotts in the introductory remarks said. “Nick always felt very blessed. That’s what he always said to me.”
The clots documented Korodo’s more than 90-day battle with coronovirus – his failure, including amputation of his leg and being put into a medically induced coma on social media. As his condition worsened, fans and colleagues rallied around the actor by posting messages of support, including a # wakeupnick.htag.
It was not just Kordo’s singing voice or glimpses of acting that made him so dear. Even as his stage career took off, Kordo kept in touch with the people in the Canadian port city of Hamilton, Ontario, where he grew up (his orthodontist visited him at every show), and autographs from fans after performances. Took time to take over. .
Kordo’s love of art extended beyond Broadway. He was a singer and songwriter who appeared on television in episodes of “Blood Bloods”, “Law and Order: Special Victims Unit” and “Lillyhammer”.
“Nick was a seeker,” said the actor’s mother, Leslie Cordero. “He had to try all aspects of the performance industry and there were many that I know he wanted to do.”
The Memorial Service includes family photos, wedding videos and footage of Kordo’s best-known roles, as well as glimpses of early productions in repertory productions and school musicals. It also paid tribute to several great personalities who worked with Cordo, including “Bullet Over Broadway” director Susan Strowman, “A Bronx Tale” producer Robert De Niro, “A Bron Tale” co-star Richard Blake and Or praised. Singer and songwriter Linda Perry.
De Niro said, “We will all meet there someday, but he will soon leave the way.
Strowman said he had a lasting memory of Kordo, the spotlight hitting him on the St. James stage as he performed his dance through a large number.
Stroman said, “Nothing helps you understand the fleeting artistry of life that you love, especially when someone dies.” “The most important gift of life is the people in our lives. Make connections with people we really make contact with, love, and share memories with. In a few years, I am lucky to have had many shared memories of Nick’s life. ”
The two-hour tribute was free to watch, but viewers were encouraged to donate money. The money will be used to save music, a non-profit supporting music education programs in public schools.