Sometimes people put family before career. This is from an Oct. 29, 2016 article.
Her husband, fellow Broadway performer Shawn Elliott, sadly passed away this past March.
"My goal was to find work that would be a good fit with parenting my daughter," said Murphy. "My husband passed away recently, and we have to readjust to our life moving forward. I want to be very present for her. That’s been a challenge. This job kind of descended from heaven.”