The Broadway star died on July 5 due to complications from COVID-19. He was 41.

By Rosy Cordero
July 22, 2020 at 03:14 PM EDT
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On what would've been Nick Cordero's 42nd birthday, Broadway Records is helping make one of his final dreams come true.

Cordero, the Tony Award-nominated Broadway star who lost his battle against COVID-19 on July 5, was working on releasing an album from his live cabaret performance from 2019 before his March diagnosis. With the blessing of Cordero's wife Amanda Kloots, Live Your Life: Live at Feinstein’s/54 Below will be released on Thursday, Sept. 17.

The album, directed and music directed by Emmy Award-winning Producer and Music Director, Michael J Moritz Jr., will feature guest performances by best friend Zach Braff, Kathryn Gallagher, Drew Gehling, and Sara Chase. Album sales will benefit Cordero's widow and their son Elvis, 1.

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“I’ve never seen my husband work so hard on a show and boy was he nervous,” Kloots said in a statement. “It was the first one-man show he had created and he wanted to give the audience something to remember. Nick created a night of music and storytelling that was extremely personal too. It is a mix of Broadway, Rock ‘n’ Roll, standards and original music and, if you knew Nick, it was perfect!”

The album is currently available for presale orders via this link.

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