From the archives: Developer takes on producer’s role

Peter Fine helped bring play about Washington Heights to Broadway
By Marc Ferris | February 11, 2017 01:30PM

Peter Fine

Real estate and Broadway shows rarely intersect, especially in the realm of musicals, except for “West Side Story”
and “Rent,” which captured the place and time of their respective neighborhoods. Attempting to attain a similar achievement, the new musical “In the Heights” chronicles the experiences of residents in an Upper Manhattan enclave and is funded in part by developer Peter Fine. The play, which opened on Broadway at the Richard Rodgers Theatre in March, is booked through September, said show spokesperson Wayne Wolfe. Read the full story from the May 2008.