Beloved Broadway star, Nick Cordero passed away on July 5, 2020 at age 41 after a long struggle with coronavirus. Nick received a Tony Award nomination for his role of Cheech in Bullets Over Broadway. A beloved figure in the Broadway community, he also originated roles in A Bronx Tale and Waitress, and made his highly anticipated solo debut at Feinstein’s/54 Below on April 10, 2019 to much acclaim.
Broadway Records recently announced that they will be releasing Live Your Life: Live at Feinstein’s/54 Below, the recording of Nick’s cabaret performance at our club, directed and music directed by Emmy Award-winning producer and music director, Michael J Moritz Jr. The album will be released with his family’s blessing to honor his legacy and celebrate the incredible talent and life that was tragically cut short. Proceeds from the album will benefit his wife, Amanda Kloots, and their young son Elvis. The album will be available from all major music retailers on Thursday, September 17, 2020, to commemorate what would have been Nick’s 42nd birthday.
Guest performers on the album include Kathryn Gallagher (Jagged Little Pill, “You”), Drew Gehling (Waitress), Sara Chase (First Date, “Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt”), and Zach Braff (Bullets Over Broadway, “Scrubs”).