|Written by||Aaron Hill|
|Date premiered||12 January 1736|
|Place premiered||Theatre Royal, Drury Lane|
The original Drury Lane cast included Susannah Maria Cibber as Zara, William Milward as Lusignan, Theophilus Cibber as Nerestan, Edward Berry as Chatillon, Richard Cross as Melidor and Hannah Pritchard as Selima. The incidental music was composed by Thomas Arne.
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- Nicoll p.72
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