- Novel: "Boquitas pintadas" (filmed as Boquitas pintadas (1974))
- Novel: "Kiss of the Spider Woman" (filmed as Kiss of the Spider Woman (1985))
- Novel: "The Buenos Aires Affair"
- (1990) His novel, "Kiss of the Spider Woman," was performed at the Pegasus Players Theatre in Chicago, Illinois with Larry Yando in the cast. Crew included Walter Maritishius (scenic designer), Peter Gottlieb (lighting designer), and Peter Aglinskas (original incidental music).
- (1998) His novel, "Kiss of the Spider Woman," was adapted for a stage musical at the Apple Tree Theatre in Chicago, Illinois with Cindy Marchionda in the cast. The crew included Gary Griffin (director) and Marla Lampert (choreographer).
- (2006) His novel-based musical, "Kiss of the Spiderwoman," was performed at the Bailiwick Repertory Theatre in Chicago, Illinois with Ryan Lanning and Stan Q. Walsh in the cast. The crew included Susan Finque (director), Brenda Didier (choreographer), Jared Moore (lighting designer), and Robert Ollis (musical director).
- (March 16 to April 21, 1996) The musical, "The Kiss of the Spider Woman," was performed at the Ahmanson Theatre in Los Angeles, California with Chita Rivera, Juan Chiron and Dorian Harewood in the cast. Harold Prince was director. Terrence McNally wrote the book. John Kander was composer. Fred Ebb was lyricist. Rob Bowman was musical director. Vincent Paterson and Rob Marshall were choreographers. Howell Binkley was lighting designer. Florence Klotz was costume designer.
- (November 4 to December 17, 1989) His play, "Mystery of the Rose Bouquet," was performed in an American premiere at the Mark Taper Forum Theatre in Los Angeles, California. Allan Baker was translator. Jeremy Lawrence was American adapter. Robert Allan Ackerman was director.
- (1996 to 1997 season) His play, "Mystery of the Rose Bouquet," was performed in a Tyrone Guthrie Theater production at the Guthrie Lab Theater, Warehouse district, Minneapolis, Minnesota. Allan Baker was translator. Risa Brainin was director. Nayna Ramey was set designer. Devon Painter was costume designer. Michael Klaers was lighting designer. Marcela Kingman Lorca was composer.