Rhett recently portrayed the sea witch Ursula in Pacific Repertory Theatre's production of The Little Mermaid at the world-renowned Outdoor Forest Theater in Carmel, Ca.
His performance was called "So fun!!!" by Jodi Benson, Original voice of Ariel in the Disney animated film The Little Mermaid.
Rhett has spent the last year-plus as a vocalist for The Walt Disney Company in Tokyo Disney Resort singing as the lead jazz singer in Big Band Beat, a 40s big-band jazz show, in a state-of-the-art 1500 seat theater in Tokyo Disneysea, Tokyo, Japan.
For the past few years, Rhett has been lucky enough to sail the high seas headlining his own cabaret backed by an eight piece band: How Well We Love...An Evening with Rhett Wheeler.
Rhett had the great pleasure to perform some of the most famous James Bond themes for Dame Shirley Bassey herself. To his surprise, she wrote Rhett a letter saying how much she enjoyed all of his performances!
Rhett has has the great pleasure on numerous occasions to be asked by 5th Dimension's Michel Bell (also a Tony Nominee) to guest duet with him onstage, rocking out with Broadway Musical Director Catherine Matejka on Piano to numbers such as, "Man of la Mancha (I, Don Quixote)" and the Righteous Brother's, "You've Lost That Lovin' Feelin'!"
Rhett performed live on stage with country music legend Dolly Parton in Dolly Parton's Celebrity Theatre in Dollywood (TN, USA) as one of the principal tenors in Spirit of The Dance, the world renowned Irish step-dance show. He sang for 7,000 people a day!
Rhett recently portrayed Bert in Pacific Repertory Theatre's production of Mary Poppins at the Golden Bough Playhouse in Carmel, Ca to great acclaim. He was so honored to sing the brilliant music of The Sherman Brothers (and Stiles & Drewe) each night.
Rhett helped create, as an original lead cast member, a brand new Holiday show for Cedar Fair Entertainment (in association with RWS) called Winterfest, which can now be seen in Theme Parks across The United States every Winter.
In Rhett's most recent ship contract he starred in Now and Forever: The Music of Andrew Lloyd Webber, the only show at sea with Lord Andrew Lloyd Webber's name and seal of approval on it presented by arrangement with The Really Useful Group Limited.
Now and Forever... features the most memorable scores from The Phantom Of The Opera, Love Never Dies, Jesus Christ Superstar, Joseph..., CATS, Starlight Express, Sunset Boulevard, Song & Dance, and Whistle Down the Wind.
Highlights of his career include performing with music legends like Trini Lopez, where he had the distinct pleasure to share the stage with him while performing "La Bamba" together.
Rhett had the great opportunity to collaborate and sing with the incredible folk artist Dan Bern in California.
Rhett performed in a concert of new music by emerging composer Cody Wymore produced by New York Theatre Barn.
Sing For Your Seniors enriches lives through music by bringing professional performing artists to the communities of seniors in need. Rhett visited Alzheimer's Foundation of America with SFYS.
As the principal singer for JAR productions, Rhett has worked extensively with three different luxury cruise lines having performed more than 14 different productions shows. Most recently he was company manager and a lead vocalist for one of the top rated ships in the world, Oceania Cruises' "Riviera." He has worked onboard Regent Seven Seas Cruises' award winning "Seven Seas Mariner," & "Seven Seas Navigator," as well as Silversea Cruises' award winning "M/V Silver Cloud." Sailing to 6 continents and over 60 countries in his 5 years at sea, he thoroughly enjoys seeing new places and performing for an intimate ship crowd.