Ellen Gray is a features reporter.

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The Quaker view from Pennsylvania on how to wait patiently for election results

It’s worth remembering that the Keystone State began as a colony founded by William Penn as a refuge for his fellow members of the Religious Society of Friends, a group with a history of waiting.

‘ExtraOrdinary’: WHYY to air film about former Monsignor Bonner teacher who could someday be named a saint

Produced by one of the Rev. William "Bill" Atkinson's former students, the documentary tells the story of the Delaware County priest who didn't let quadriplegia stop him.

Kristin Chenoweth’s show at the Kimmel Center show got postponed in March. Now Broadway’s Glinda is back, in ‘The Witches' movie, and she’s missed you.

The actress who originated the role of Glinda in Broadway’s "Wicked" plays the voice of Daisy, a mouse who has a pivotal role in the live-action film, streaming now on HBO Max.

M. Night Shyamalan’s filmed-in-Philly show ‘Servant’ gets a Season 2 premiere date

Chester County-based producer and director tags Stephen King and Guillermo del Toro in his Twitter announcement.

‘Ellen’ show surprises two Philly area friends who met as kidney donor and recipient

Ellen DeGeneres introduces them on Wednesday afternoon's show to "Modern Family" star Sarah Hyland, a two-time kidney recipient.

Tommy Oliver talks about bringing his MOVE documentary to Philadelphia Film Festival

"40 Years a Prisoner" will be shown Oct. 26 at the festival’s socially distanced drive-in at the Navy Yard and will make its festival streaming premiere on Oct. 28

Ardmore’s own Benj Pasek, of ‘Dear Evan Hansen’ fame, is airing a ‘Good Things Happen in Philadelphia’ show with Philly-connected A-listers like John Legend

The show supports groups that encourage voting and will stream at 7 p.m. Sunday. Among the talent: Leslie Odom Jr., Amanda Seyfried, Freeway, Abbi Jacobson, and former Sixer World B. Free.

Philly’s National Dog Show will go on this year, but doggone it, it’s closed to spectators

COVID-19 concerns means only dogs, their handlers, officials, and people working on NBC's Thanksgiving Day broadcast will be permitted this year.

Villanova’s Kelly Corrigan, on her new PBS show ‘Tell Me More’

The best-selling author interviews lawyer and justice activist Bryan Stevenson in Monday's premiere.

Girls High grad launches a PBS travel show with a focus on Afro-Latino culture

"Afro-Latino Travels with Kim Haas" made its debut this month on a number of PBS stations as a two-episode special that highlights the contributions of Black people to Costa Rica.