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Alan Alda Honored by Broadway's Best at World Science Festival Gala

The stars came out to salute the veteran actor.

Joy Behar shares a photo with honoree Alan Alda.
(© Jeremy Daniel)

Six-time Emmy Award winner Alan Alda was honored at the World Science Festival gala on Monday, May 23, at Jazz at Lincoln Center.

Greg Hildreth and Drew Gehling honor Alan Alda at the 2016 World Science Festival gala.
(© Jeremy Daniel)

Alda famously starred in television's M*A*S*H and has received three Tony Award nominations, for his performances in The Apple Tree, Jake's Women, and Glengarry Glen Ross. He has also been seen on Broadway in Art, QED, and Purlie Victorious. He received an Academy Award nomination for his work in The Aviator.

Kara Lindsay performs at the World Science Festival gala in honor of Alan Alda.
(© Jeremy Daniel)

The gala featured various Broadway stars singing popular songs with lyrics rewritten with Alda in mind. The lineup included Greg Hildreth (The Robber Bridegroom), Drew Gehling (Waitress), and Kara Lindsay (Wicked), with guests also including television hosts Joy Behar and Regis Philbin, among others.

Regis and Joy Philbin arrive to honor Alan Alda at the World Science Festival gala.
(© Jeremy Daniel)

The World Science Festival runs from June 1-5.

For tickets and more information, click here.

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