- (August 6 to October 1, 1978) His play, "Zoot Suit," was performed in a world premiere at the Mark Taper Forum Theatre in Los Angeles, California with Edward James Olmos, Tony Plana, and Daniel Valdez in the cast. Roberto Morales and Thomas A. Walsh were directors. Petre J. Hall was costume and set designer. Gordon Davidson was artistic director.
- (1979) His play, "Zoot Suit," was performed on Broadway in New York City with Edward James Olmos in the cast.
- (May 29 to July 24, 1994) He wrote the book and lyrics for the musical, "Bandido!," in co-production at the El Teatreo Campesino in association with AT&T: On Stage in a world premiere at the Mark Taper Forum Theatre in Los Angeles, California. Lalo Schifrin was composer. Jose Luis Valenzuela was director.