The Greatest Showman is a spectacular motion picture about the life of circus impresario P.T. Barnum. The film features wonderful songs by Benj Pasek and Justin Paul and stars Hugh Jackman, Michelle Williams, Zac Afron, Rebecca Ferguson and Zendaya. The movie traces the career of the famous showman from his work at a trading company to his stint as the curator of a museum and onto his organizing unique and unusual people for his circus. The film compassionately portrays the various performers who inhabit Barnum’s world and who come to be seen as his extended family. And like a family, they experience highs and lows, triumphs and tragedies but through it all, they persevere. Filled with dazzling musical numbers and heart tugging performances, this is a movie that will stay with you forever. It may also challenge your perceptions of an often maligned and misunderstood profession.