"People do like musicals," Archie says, his smile only growing. "But only the good ones. Not everything has to be a musical-" And boy, he's seen a lot of reasonable books and movies and ideas turned into musicals. Or the greatest hits of some band forced into a plot. There were lines.
"I didn't thank you properly, I don't think- for giving me the part, I mean. It's your first play here and you've cast a guy and- I know it' hardly controversial but-" Archie shrugs his shoulders and nudges gently against Ren. "Thanks, anyway."