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New Victory award to Henson

Gala set for October

Cheryl Henson has been tapped to receive the New Victory Arts Award, a kudo handed out as part of the annual gala for New 42nd Street, the nonprofit that operates the New Victory Theater as well as midtown studio spaces.

Henson, prexy of the grant-dispensing Jim Henson Foundation, draws the laurel for her leadership and advocacy in the field of puppetry. The daughter of Jim Henson, she was exec producer of the Henson Intl. Festival of Puppet Theater from 1992 to 2000 and serves on the board of the Henson Co.

Family-friendly New Victory Theater, run by New 42nd Street, has programmed a number of puppetry offerings since it began operations in 1995.

Gala is skedded for Oct. 17 at the New Vic. Evening will consist of a perf honoring Henson, followed by dinner.

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