In 2016 and 2017 the upper and lower stage equipment in the large building of the Vanemuine Theatre will be updated as commissioned by the state. All of the existing stage equipment will be replaced with modern computer-controlled equipment. The update will consist of two stages. In 2016 the upper stage equipment will be replaced and in 2017 it will be the turn of the lower stage equipment. The main contract is a company based in the Netherlands, Show Theater Equipment Trekwerk BV. The stage equipment update project has been compiled by a German company, Wibbeke & Pender GmbH. AS Ehitustrust will perform the general construction work accompanying the stage equipment replacement.