Winner of 11 Emmys

Before Elvis, before Elton John, Madonna and Lady Gaga, there was Liberace: virtuoso pianist, outrageous entertainer and flamboyant star of stage and television. In summer 1977, handsome young stranger Scott Thorson walked into his dressing room and, despite their age difference and seemingly different worlds, the two embarked on a secretive five-year love affair. Read More

“Beautifully walks the line between hilarious kitsch and character study.”

— The Huffington Post

Pull Back the Curtain

Interviews, commentary and more with the cast and crew.

Michael Douglas Was Fascinated by Candelabra's Script

The actor gets into what drew him to the project, studying Liberace's performances and creating such an intimate bond with co-star Matt Damon.

Scott Thorson
Matt Damon Wanted a Front Row Seat

In addition to not wanting to miss Douglas playing Liberace, Damon debriefs on working with Steven Soderbergh and how his Scott Thorson costumes were transformative.

Michael at piano
Jerry Weintraub on Telling a Great Love Story

The executive producer shares his own recollection of Liberace, and why this was a film he had to be a part of.

Photo Gallery

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The driveway of Liberace’s Las Vegas home, shot on location in Bel Air. Liberace’s original home, which was fashioned from three tract houses that were put together and had a Mansard roof that tied them together. Best described as a French Provincial ranch house. The car in the right foreground is a vintage English taxicab provided by the Liberace Museum.

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