Alik Makil

Malik Akil becomes the latest, and one of the fastest, in a long line of BW Music Theatre majors to grace the stages of Broadway.

BW Music Theatre Major Graduates in May, Debuts on Broadway in September

September 2, 2016

Alik-Makil Less than four months after Malik Akil (Victorian)’16 celebrated commencement at Baldwin Wallace University, he stepped onto a stage under the bright lights of the Big Apple to make his Broadway debut in “Holiday Inn, The New Irving Berlin Musical.”

The Pineville, La. native is part of the Roundabout Theatre Company ensemble that is staging the show, described as a “dazzling new musical inspired by the Academy Award®-winning film” with music and lyrics by the legendary Irving Berlin.

Akil’s Playbill bio entry captures his excitement as he is catapulted from BW's acclaimed music theatre program toward fulfilling his career dreams.

MALIK AKIL (Ensemble) is ecstatic and blessed to be making his Broadway debut with this company! A recent graduate of Baldwin Wallace University, he'd like to give thanks to God, amazing family and friends, TKO, and the Holiday Inn team!

Holiday Inn is now running at Studio 54 “in previews” until its official opening night on October 6.The BW community says break a leg, Malik!

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