Dan Bakkedahl returns to The Second City stage for a one-night performance of Trainwreck.
SEE: Trainwreck at Second City Tuesday, February 25, 8 p.m.
Second City alums Dan Bakkedahl—who has starred with Sandra Bullock and Melissa McCarthy in The Heat and Julia Louis-Dreyfus in VEEP—and Ed Furman team up for a special, one-night-only performance. Trainwreck is an improvisational play on The Second City e.t.c. stage that is entirely based off of one audience suggestion. For $15 tickets, call 312-337-3992 or visit laughstub.com. 1616 N. Wells St., 312-337-3992
The Boarding House’s Cellar hosts this week’s Women of Food and Wine Dinner.
DO: Women of Food and Wine Dinner at The Boarding House Wednesday, February 26, 6:30-11 p.m.
Help The Boarding House proprietress and sommelier Alpana Singh celebrate Tanya Baker, the resto’s brand new executive chef, and the rest of the all-female culinary team with a special four-course wine dinner in The Boarding House’s cellar. Female sommeliers from other spots around the city also contribute with wine pairings. For $85 tickets, visit theboardinghouse.ticketleap.com. 720 N. Wells St., 312-280-0720
Alvin Ailey American Dance Theatre performs Revelations.
SEE: Alvin Ailey American Dance Theatre at Auditorium Theatre Friday, February 28-Sunday, March 9
A quarter century after the passing of its namesake founder, the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theatre sets out on a 23-city tour, performing in Chicago at the Auditorium Theatre beginning this week. On opening night (7:30 p.m.), the company will present three dances: Wayne McGregor’s Chroma, Ronald K. Brown’s Four Corners, and Revelations, choreographed by Ailey himself. For $32-$92 tickets, call 800-982-2787 or visit ticketmaster.com. 50 E. Congress Pkwy.