Out in the real world, Donald Trump was navigating meetings in France and Donald Trump Jr. was fielding questions about Russia.
Inside a theater on Manhattan's Upper West Side, though, characters from the Trump universe were singing, preening and impersonating.
“Working Moms of America, I’m honored to be here with you,” said “Ivanka Trump,” an actress named Mia Weinberger doing a comical impression of the first daughter. “Moms like us value qualities such as empathy, kindness and sensitivity — all part of the Trump brand.”
The actress was conducting a last sound check for the evening’s performance of “Me the People,” a new off-Broadway production that has been filling...