Samantha Pauly is a NYC-based singer, actress, and dancer.  Not to be fooled by her strong features and power-house voice, Samantha's ability to delve into any character is a true talent; whether it's the innocent ingenue, the sexy bombshell, or the comedic relief.  Her vocal prowess has been critically acclaimed by the Chicago Tribune, the Daily Herald, and the Chicago Sun-Times.  Samantha's drive and ambition are truly a force to be reckoned with. She recently returned from London after making her West End debut as Eva Peron in Jamie Lloyd's critically acclaimed revival of Evita at Regent's Park Open Air Theatre.  National tour credits include Valkyrie in Jim Steinman's Bat Out of Hell.  Recent Chicago/Regional credits include Katherine Howard in SIX (Chicago Shakespeare Theatre, Citadel Theatre, Ordway Theatre), Eva Peron in Evita (Westport Country Playhouse); Eva Peron in Evita, Betsy Nolan in Honeymoon in Vegas, Sleeping Beauty in Cinderella After the Ball, Maurice in Madagascar, Charlotte Dennon in Elf the Musical, Bird Girl in Seussical, Princess Buffy in The Princess and the Pea, Soloist 'Turn Back O Man' in Godspell (Marriott Theatre), Jovie in Elf the Musical, Amber von Tussle in Hairspray (Paramount Theatre), Teen Cee Cee in Beaches (Drury Lane Theatre).  To start the year 2020 off with a bang, Samantha will be making her Broadway debut as Katherine Howard in SIX at the Brook's Atkinson Theatre.  A true woman of our time, Samantha's professionalism both on and off the stage is a blend of hard work, passion, enthusiasm, humor, and happiness.