The puppets were amazing. I had seen some of them as works-in-progress, but only a few, and none of the colored ones. The green ice they encounter, for example, was a gorgeous luminous emerald, quite striking. Also, in spite of having seen a number of shadow puppets, this was the first proper performance I'd seen of shadow puppetry (that I can recall, at least, other than some snippets in movies). It's possible to achieve some fairly sophisticated effects.
After the puppets and a break, there was some fire-spinning done. One of the performers was quite adept - he also looked very familiar, I think I have seen him at local festivals or something. Unfortunately, there were three performers and only two credits given in the program - these things happen, but it does leave me curious.
So it is true - what amnotsurly said, if you could have attended and didn't, it is a sad thing. He got many well-deserved accolades, and it was a lot of fun. It seemed well attended, and I hope ZAPP accumulated some funds.