Anna R. Oliver’s Old Globe productions include: Romeo and Juliet, As You Like It, Magic Fire, Don Juan, and Misalliance. Elsewhere in California, her work has been seen at the La Jolla Playhouse in Fraulein Else and at the Berkeley Repertory Theatre (Heartbreak House, Pillow Man, Fraulein Else, The Magic Fire, and Missing Persons), ACT (The Constant Wife, The House of Mirth, and The Guardsman), The California Shakespeare Festival (Man and Superman, Restoration Comedy and Nicholas Nickelby, and The Skin of Our Teeth), The Aurora (The Trojan Women, Saint Joan, Dear Master, among others), and at the San Jose Repertory Theatre (Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde, Iphigenia in Aulis and Major Barbara). Nationally and internationally: Shakespeare Theatre in D.C., Seattle Repertory Theatre, The McCarter, Long Wharf, Berkeley Repertory Theatre, The Arizona Theatre Co., The Dallas Theater Center, Brava!, B.A.M., San Francisco Opera, N.Y. City Opera, The Houston Grand Opera, The Canadian Opera Company, Dallas Opera, Florida Grand Opera, and The Los Angeles Opera.
She is the recipient of a 2006 Helen Hayes nomination for best costumes (Don Juan),
Garland award, Craig Noel awards, and numerous Bay Area Theatre Critics Circle and Dean Goodman awards.