Samantha Pauly is a Chicago-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 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), 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). This fall and winter, Samantha will be returning to the touring production of SIX at The Citadel Theatre in Edmonton, Alberta CA and The Ordway in St. Paul Minnesota. To start the year 2020 off with a bang, Samantha will be relocating to New York City where she will make her Broadway debut as Katherine Howard in SIX. 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.