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When John Travolta messed up Idina Menzel’s name at the 2014 Academy Awards, the world laughed. But the Broadway production of “If/Then” and Netflix both saw the marketing potential of Adele Dazeem.

Whether you interpreted the Oscars flub as Adele Nazeem, Adela Dazi or some other variation, it definitely wasn’t Menzel’s real name. That’s OK with the actress and singer’s current job, the Broadway production of “If/Then”:

Netflix got in on the name game too, advertising that the film version of “Rent,” co-starring Menzel, is available for streaming:

Could Travolta’s mistake prove to be a career boost for Menzel? Maybe that will make up for the indignity of the flub in the first place.

Posted by:Laurel Brown