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In its return to Broadway, show pays tribute to actor who died from COVID-19

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Nick Cordero, Amanda Kloots
Posted at 6:06 PM, Sep 03, 2021
and last updated 2021-09-03 18:06:47-04

The curtain lifted on Broadway Thursday.

Shows returned for the first time since March 2020. For fans of Broadway, shows are different. Fans are required to be vaccinated and wear a mask.

Amanda Kloots, who lost her husband, Nick Cordero, to COVID-19, attended the opening night of "Waitress," which starred Cordero before
his death.

The cast paid tribute to Cordero.

" A standing ovation before the show even began! What a night," Kloots posted on Instagram.

Kloots said Friday would have been their fourth wedding anniversary. She posted a tribute video with a caption that reads, "Our wedding was one of the best days of my life and I’ll never ever forget it."