Meryl Streep has made use of a spray tan, a fake belly and an oversized red tie to get in character for her latest role, Donald Trump.
The New York Times reports that the three-time Oscar winner took the stage Monday in New York as the presumptive Republican presidential nominee during a gala benefit for the Public Theater.
A Times reporter has posted video of the performance on Twitter showing Streep impersonating Trump while performing a duet alongside actress Christine Baranski's pantsuit-clad Democrat Hillary Clinton. The pair sang "Brush Up Your Shakespeare" from Cole Porter's musical "Kiss Me, Kate."
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Public Theater artistic director Oskar Eustis tells the newspaper that the performance was Streep's idea and "she was absolutely sure she could do it."
Streep is a supporter of Clinton.