"The little one needs me and I need her, too," Murphy says. "I came to being a mother to an infant relatively late in my life and a lot of that was about seeing how much my work asked of me and what I wanted to give to it."
Donna Murphy tries to balance stage and motherhood →
"It's not like I do it because I feel I must. I love it. I'm a student constantly," she says. "On this show, my God, I could spend the rest of my life researching so many elements of it."