Victor Garber portrays the legendary child prodigy Liberace, who became one of the world's greatest entertainers, while embracing a lifestyle of flamboyant excess. A gifted classical pianist, fueled by intense poverty, at the age of 17, Liberace was already playing with the Chicago Symphony Orchestra; but Wladiziu Valentino Liberace wanted more. Through a gritty mix of showmanship, determination and dazzling talent, he achieved his dream as the world's highest paid performer. But behind the diamonds and glitter, the wealth and extravagant excess, Liberace became a prisoner of his elaborate double life. His desperate attempts to keep his gay private life secret backfired in a series of public scandals and front-page lawsuits. Truly one of the extraordinary and most successful musical performers of our time, go behind the scenes, where truth and rumors converge to reveal the dark secrets of the man they called Mr. Showmanship.