​​​                 ​      WRITING CREDITS


Two-Act Plays:

Cumbia De Mi Corazon,” 2010/2019, a comedy in Spanish with music; first play of the Latin American trilogy; originally produced by C. Raul Espinosa, at The B.F.A., directed by German Jaramillo. A new version opened at iD Studio Theater in the Bronx, May 2019, co-directed by Juanita Lara and Germán Jaramillo.

"Pedro Infante, Cien Años Pienso en ti," 2017-18; a re-imagining of the second play of the Latin American trilogy ENTRE DOS MUNDOS; the story of a grandmother living in the U.S., who needs help to her beloved Mexico; iD Studio Theatre, Bronx, NY; directed by German Jaramillo. Winner of three Latin ACE Awards (Asociación de Cronistas de Espectáculos de NY), 2018:
- MEJOR PRODUCCION, Teatro Musical
- MEJOR ACTRÍZ, MusicalL: Juanita Lara
- MEJOR ACTOR, Musical: Sebastián Beltrán

Arsenio,” 2016, the third play of the Latin American trilogy ENTRE DOS MUNDOS; a comedy that celebrates Afro-Cuban music and one of its greatest figures, Arsenio Rodriguez; slated for production in New York City, 2016, by I.D. Studio Theatre, director German Jaramillo.


Pedro Infante y La Suegra Triunfante,” 2012-15, the original version of the second play of the Latina American trilogy;  a comedy in Spanish with music; premiered by The Bilingual Foundation of the Arts, L.A. (B.F.A.) directed by Denise Blasor, 2012, in L.A.; Whittier, CA.; Carpinteria, CA.   Produced by Teatro de las Americas, Oxnard, CA in 2014 & 2015, with Robert Sanchez directing. A screenplay based on the play is slated to be released by Netflix in December, 2019 under the title "Como Caído del Cielo."


Hands-On Therapy,” 2008.  Four week run at The Secret Rose Theatre, North Hollywood, produced by C. Raul Espinoza, directed by EdwardPadilla.  The play was developed at the B.F.A., Los Angeles.


 “The Doctors Chekhov,”2004-06; developed by the Antaeus Classical Theatre, North Hollywood,CA, 2005/6, with directors Lisa James and ChristopherHart.  Presented in ClassicsFest, 2006, at the Antaeus.


The Queen and The Bishop,” winner 2004 Writing Award, Kumu Kahua Theatre, Honolulu; workshop production, Whittier College; directed by Linda Dangcil.


Felicidad, Inc.,”1992, workshop production as part of Latino Theatre Festival, Ford-Anson Theatre, 2005.  Previously workshop’d at the B.F.A., and at the Old Globe Theatre, San Diego


Stars In Motion,” 1999, play with music for young people, South Pasadena H.S


Mother’s Milk,” 1999; developed with director Christopher Hart; three readings, West
Coast Rep. Theatre, L.A., and the Grove Theatre, Burbank


Honoring Agamemnon,”1996, read at West Coast Rep. Theatre


La Crisis,” 1986, workshop production,B.F.A.



Feature Screenplays:

"Como Caido del Cielo" original film premiering on Netflix, December, 2019. The script by Freddy Diaz & director Pepe Bojorquez is based on the stage play and screenplay of Pedro Infante y la suegra triunfante.

“Salsipuedes Street,” 2017, in production by Community Film Studio of Santa Barbara; based on
interviews of immigrant families affected by deportation.


Pedro Infante y La Nieta Inmigrante,” 2016; screenplay adaptation of the stage play.

Code Name: Light Fire,”  (Silveti Project) 1993-2016, with KeithClarke; based on the true story of a Mexican secret agent; optioned four times; currently optioned by Esparza/Caldera Productions. 


Harrison Project, 2006, commissioned by Hoboken Entertainment.


Farmworker Project, Immokalee, 2004-6, non-fiction; research phase included interviews with immigrants
in Central Florida and the state of Chiapas in Mexico; for Santiago Pozo and Arenas Entertainment.


Chupacabras,” 2004, bicultural teen comedy, commissioned by Arenas Entertainment.


De Ida y Vuelta,” 2003, in Spanish.


Breathhold,” 1999, with Carlos Eyles; rewritten by T.C., 2002; optioned five times.


​“Regina,” 1988, adapted from the eponymous Mexican novel by Antonio Velasco Piña.

 “M.D.,” 1987, commissioned by Esparza/Katz Productions.


One-Act Plays:

-  “Tantric Yoga,” 2002-3 a monologue appearing in a long-running play of monologues entitled Cock Tales, directed by Debra DeLiso, L.A.
- “Toby or Not Toby,”1988, finalist, Inner City Cultural Cen., L.A.
- “Inner Marriage,” 1987, produced at Pasadena City College.

Other Writings:

​    -   "El Paraíso de la Porky," novel-in-progress, 2019

    -   “My Brother Superman,”novel, 2019
    -  “Cambridge Confidential,” novel, 2011

    -  "Chief Raymond Belardes, In His Own Words," non-fiction, 2008.
    -  A chapter in Raising Humanity, non-fiction by Rhobbin Alexis; 2006
    -  “King Rat: The Humanizing of a Big City Rodent,” novel, 2002