When Talia Suskauer got the role of a lifetime, she couldn’t wait to tell one of her biggest supporters: Her beloved voice teacher, Craig.
When she was just 12 years old, Craig recognized Talia’s incredible talent, making sure to teach her everything he knew as she worked to perfect her instrument. That’s why, when she was told she’d be getting the part of Elphaba from “Wicked” on Broadway, she chose to capture the moment when the exciting news was revealed to him!
@taliasuskauer we did it, Craig! #elphaba #wicked #fyp #fy #musicaltheatre #bridgerton #broadway ♬ Married Life (From “Up”) – Sergy el Som
People around the world have fallen in love with Talia and Craig’s wholesome relationship. So much so, in fact, that Talia’s video has gotten over nine million views! People were so insistent on helping Craig get to NYC for one of her shows that Talia set up a GoFundMe for him. Thanks to the overwhelming amount of donations she received, her voice teacher is all set for his trip! Plus, we got another adorable reaction video out of it!
@taliasuskauer PART TWO- Telling voice teacher, Craig Wich, that TikTok funded his trip to NYC to see me on Broadway. So grateful to all of you for your support. #wicked #broadway #fyp #elphaba #fy ♬ Defying Gravity – Wicked The Musical Piano Tribute
Congratulations, Talia, for being chosen for such an incredible opportunity! We can’t wait for her run on Broadway to start and for Craig to get a front-row view!
Don’t forget to share this sweet teacher-student relationship’s story with a friend.
Want more good news?
Sign up for Smile, our free daily good news email with over 600,000 happy and optimistic subscribers!
Share to Give!
$20.40 raised today to provide life-changing cleft surgeries to children in need with Smile Train! Learn more here.
Share to Give!
Every time you share an article, we donate to Smile Train to help provide life-changing cleft surgeries to children in need. Spread good news, change lives! Learn more here.
$20.40 raised today!
Want to be happier in just 5 minutes a day? Sign up for Morning Smile and join over 455,000+ people who start each day with good news.