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Improv illumination

When tap sensation Savion Glover (pictured) returned to the stage after leaving the Tony Award-winning Bring in 'da Noise, Bring in 'da Funk, it was to a more relaxed, loose-limbed dance revue Off Broadway at the Variety Arts Theatre. Poet and Noise/Funk collaborator Reg E. Gaines, a jazz quartet, and a rotating cast of tappers (and surprise guests) joined director/choreographer Glover onstage for Savion Glover/ Downtown, which ran through July and is scheduled to tour this fall.

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