Waiting for Godot
is a good play. Now, that you got me thinking about it, I can't believe Edward Burns hasn't remade it.
Your addition was the belief the critics would find it more meaningful to have an out of work actor not show up in a play. If you want critical attention you need: emotion, social, or political meaning. Unfortunately, that's not going to cut it.
And, yes: when I rejected your notion, you immediately assumed I looked down on you, Becket, and Shakespeare. I assure you: it's just you.