Before hitting it big with "Seinfeld,"
In August, Alexander will return to "Broadway Bound," only this time as the director. He will direct a production of the 1986 play at the Odyssey Theatre Ensemble in West Los Angeles, with performances set run Aug. 2 to Sep. 21.
Alexander will direct a cast that includes Ian Alda and Noah James as brothers Eugene and Stanley Jerome. Actors Gina Hecht and Allan Miller will also star in the play, having appeared in a production last year at the La Mirada Theatre for the Performing Arts.
Alexander co-starred with Hecht in a production of Simon's "The Prisoner of Second Avenue" at the El Portal Theatre in North Hollywood in 2011.
"Broadway Bound" was a finalist for the
The comedy is part of Simon's trilogy of plays centering around the working-class Jerome family, and particularly its son Eugene. "Broadway Bound" followed "Brighton Beach Memoirs" and "Biloxi Blues."
Alexander was the artistic director of the now-defunct Reprise Theatre Co. in L.A. During his tenure, he directed a number of stage musicals for the company.