The Krewe of Orpheus has named their monarch for this year’s parade. Mario Lopez will be riding in this year’s parade as the monarch.
The Superkrewe hosted a luncheon where they announced their theme, celebrities, entertainment, and throws.
Lopez is a radio host and former star of the 80′s television show Saved By The Bell.
Other celebrities riding in the krewe’s parade on Lundi Gras, Monday, March 4 at 6 p.m., will be stars of TruTV’s “Impractical Jokers”: Sal Vulcano, Brian “Q” Quinn, and James “Murr” Murray and country star Trace Adkins.
The parade rolls on the traditional Uptown New Orleans route on Lundi Gras at 6 p.m.
Orpheus was founded in 1993 by a small group including Harry Connick, Jr. and Captain Sonny Borey. The Krewe of Orpheus is a Mardi Gras organization open to all men and women of good character and spirited personality, according to the krewe’s website.
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