2014Pen Center Award for Drama (for Se Llama Cristina).
2011United States Artists Fellowship
2010Bay Area Critics Circle Mid-Career Achievement Award
2008Henry Award, Outstanding New Play: Lydia
2008Denver Post Ovation Award, Best Production: Lydia
2008Thornton Wilder Fellow, MacDowell Colony
2006 – 2007New Works Fund Grant, Theatre Bay Area
2002 – 2003Creative Work Fund, Campo Santo, Intersection for the Arts
2002National Latino Playwriting Award: Arizona Theatre Center
2000 – 2001TCG/NEA Theatre Artists in Residence Grant, Shadowlight Productions
2000 – 2002National Theatre Artists Residency Program, Pew Charitable Trusts
1998 – 2000TCG/NEA Theatre Artists in Residence Grant, Dallas Theater Center
1998 – 1999McKnight Fellowship: The Playwrights’ Center
1995 – 1997Playwriting Fellowship from the National Endowment for the Arts
1997 – 1998Kennedy Center Fund for New American Plays (Dreamlandia)
1994The Roger L. Stevens Award: Kennedy Center’s Fund for New American Plays (Santos & Santos)
1993The Will Glickman Award for Best New Play in the Bay Area (Santos & Santos)
1992 – 1993Lila Wallace/Reader’s Digest Fund: Writers for Young Audiences (La Posada Magica)
1992 – 1993Barrie and BC Stavis Playwriting Award, National Theatre Conference