Lorraine is the new owner of Affogato. She’s never run a business that didn’t make money, but Affogato hasn’t made money in years. One of those streaks is bound to break, and it’ll probably happen at the expense of the baristas’ sanity.
Bio: Robyne Parrish
Actress Robyne Parrish has a lengthy list of film, TV and theatre credits. She appeared in a Humane Society commercial which garnered a coveted ADDY award at the Pittsburgh Advertising Federations’ 2011 annual event. See the spot.
In 2009, she received a nomination for Best Supporting Actress by the Pittsburgh Post Gazette for her performance in Mouth to Mouth.
This October, Parrish will direct Shaken and Stirred at Off the Wall in PA, to be followed by directing The House of Yes at Off the Wall with an all-star Pittsburgh cast.
Parrish also recently appeared in the world premiere of Louder, Faster by Eric Simonson and Jeffrey Hatcher, directed by Tracey Brigden at Pittsburgh City Theatre, May 2011. She was seen as “The Actress” in La Ronde, directed by Robin Walsh, at the Pittsburgh Rep, October, 2010. She most recently completed shooting a principal role for the Onion News Network in NYC, as well as various regional commercials and print, most of which can be viewed on her personal media page.
Robyne holds a BFA at UNCSA, a Royal National Theatre London Certificate and is a COPA Point Park MFA candidate in Theatre, 2011. She founded NYC’s Sonnet Repertory Theatre and loves both cities dearly.