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September 17th Declared Nick Cordero Day In New York In Honor Of Broadway Actor Who Died From COVID

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) -- Late Broadway actor Nick Cordero, who died from the coronavirus in 2020, was honored Friday.

Sept. 17 was declared Nick Cordero Day in New York City. It comes on what would have been Cordero's 43rd birthday.

"Waitress" star Sara Bareilles accepted the proclamation at the Barrymore Theatre. Cordero was in the original Broadway cast of the show.

Bareilles told CBS2 Cordero will be honored in all future productions of "Waitress" with a slice of pie named after one of Cordero's songs on the menu in the show's diner.

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