Guare’s play, Marco Polo Sings a Solo, was first performed in 1973. The play, like The House of Blue Leaves, also deals with aspects of fame. The main character, a well-known astronaut, wants to be the hero the media has made him out to be.
Waiting for Godot, an absurdist play by Samuel Beckett was written in 1954. The play focuses on two men waiting for a friend and discussing the meaning of life.
How to be a Mogul: For Those Who Know the Best Things in Life are Things is a nonfiction book published by Diane Hartford in 1986. Hartford shares antidotes about successful people.
A black comedy that chronicles a tragic family situation, And Miss Reardon Drinks a Little, is a play by Paul Zindels. It was first performed in 1971.