«Bringing together A-listers and influencers for thought-provoking conversations.»
He has been called the “Diva Whisperer” for his legendary success directing and producing some of the world’s most beloved stars, including Barbara Streisand, Bette Midler, Julie Andrews, Kristin Chenoweth, and more. Miami Beach welcomes renowned Director/Producer Richard Jay-Alexander for a no-holds-barred evening, launching the new series called «A conversation with . . .» The inaugural event features Richard alongside his friend of 30 years, Lee Brian Schrager, at the Jewish Museum of Florida-FIU on Thursday, October 26, from 7:00-9:00 p.m.
Richard’s 42-year career in show business, Broadway, and television, means the event promises a singular and memorable experience for South Florida audiences. At the October 26 event the audience will be invited to participate in a question-and-answer session with Richard and Lee (who are promising some surprises).
Reservations required, for tickets call 786-972-3175 or to order online visit.  The museum is located in the heart of Miami Beach’s historic Art Deco District, at 301 Washington Ave. Admission for non members is $25. Free admission for museum members (at the $125 membership level and above – all other museum members $18), and free admission to FIU Students with valid ID. Some of the upcoming A-listers for this new series at the museum will include Hollywood’s Brett Ratner and Billy Corben, both slated for January.
«Our new season is a real game-changer, as we continue to redefine the role of the museum for the 21st century,» said Susan Gladstone, the Director of the Jewish Museum of Florida-FIU. «Our audiences are growing and they are helping to define this community destination in transformative ways, as a place where new and different experiences shape the cultural landscape.»
He has produced and directed major shows in just about every venue in the world, including Carnegie Hall, Royal Albert Hall, Sydney Opera House and endless nightclubs, concert halls and stadiums, and national television specials on PBS.
Richard recently co-directed (along with Ms. Streisand), Barbara’s most recent tour: THE MUSIC … THE MEM’RIES … THE MAGIC, which was filmed in Miami at the American Airlines Arena and will premiere for streaming on NETFLIX later this year.